Migration and aspirations – are migrants trapped on a hedonic treadmill?

Based on longitudinal information from two waves of the Indonesian Family and Life Survey (IFLS) in 2000 and 2007, we find evidence that migrants are self-selected along higher individual aspirations acquired (or, inherited) before migration. About 70 per cent of aspiration differentials can be expl...

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Volume: 3
Main Author: Czaika, Mathias
Vothknecht, Marc
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 01.12.2014
Springer Nature B.V
BioMed Central Ltd
published in: IZA journal of migration Vol. 3; no. 1; pp. 1 - 21
Data of publication: 20141200
ISSN: 2193-9039
EISSN: 2193-9039
Discipline: Political Science
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Springer Journals Complete - Open Access
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