Showing off to the new neighbors? Income, socioeconomic status and consumption patterns of internal migrants

•We analyze absolute and relative welfare of internal migrants to dynamic urban areas.•Internal migrants earn higher wages after the move.•Internal migrants report higher status compared to their new neighbors despite having objectively no higher incomes.•Internal migrants engage in status consumpti...

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Volume: 42
Main Author: Danzer, Alexander M
Dietz, Barbara
Gatskova, Ksenia
Schmillen, Achim
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: SAN DIEGO Elsevier Inc 01.02.2014
ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE
Elsevier B.V
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics Vol. 42; no. 1; pp. 230 - 245
Data of publication: February 2014
ISSN: 0147-5967
1095-7227
EISSN: 1095-7227
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
P36
R23
I31
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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