Declining Migration within the US : The Role of the Labor Market Raven Molloy

  title={Declining Migration within the US : The Role of the Labor Market Raven Molloy},
  author={Raven Molloy and Christopher E. Smith and Abigail K. Wozniak},
Declining Migration within the US: The Role of the Labor Market Interstate migration has decreased steadily since the 1980s. We show that this trend is not primarily related to demographic and socioeconomic factors, but instead appears to be connected to a concurrent secular decline in labor market transitions. We explore a number of reasons for the declines in geographic and labor market transitions, and find the strongest support for explanations related to a decrease in the net benefit to… CONTINUE READING


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