Why are educated and risk-loving persons more mobile across regions?

Why are better educated and more risk-friendly persons more mobile across regions? To answer this question, we use micro data on internal migrants from the German Socio- Economic Panel (SOEP) 2000-2006 and merge this information with a unique proxy for region-pair-specific cultural distances across...

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Volume: 6860
Main Author: Bauernschuster, Stefan
Falck, Oliver
Heblich, Stephan
Südekum, Jens
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn IZA 2012
Data of publication: 2012
Series: Discussion paper series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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