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The Impact of College Education on Geographic Mobility: Evidence from the Vietnam Generation

  title={The Impact of College Education on Geographic Mobility: Evidence from the Vietnam Generation},
  author={Ofer Malamud and A. Wozniak},
  • Ofer Malamud, A. Wozniak
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • Decades of empirical evidence, as well as casual observation, reveal that college- educated workers are more likely than others to make lasting, long-distance moves. However, little is known about the role of college itself in determining geographic mobility. Unobservable characteristics related to selection into college might also drive the relationship between college education and geographic mobility. Using two major data sets, we show that selection alone does not explain the relationship… CONTINUE READING

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