Media Exposure and Internal Migration: Evidence from Indonesia

@article{Farr2013MediaEA,
  title={Media Exposure and Internal Migration: Evidence from Indonesia},
  author={L. Farr{\'e} and F. Fasani},
  journal={Labor: Supply & Demand eJournal},
  year={2013}
}
  • L. Farré, F. Fasani
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Labor: Supply & Demand eJournal
  • This paper investigates the impact of television on internal migration in Indonesia. We exploit the differential introduction of private television throughout the country and the variation in signal reception due to topography to estimate the causal effect of media exposure. Our estimates reveal important long and short run effects. An increase of one standard deviation in the number of private TV channels received in the area of residence reduces future inter-provincial migration by 1.7-2.7… CONTINUE READING
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