The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin

@article{Dinkelman2016TheLR,
  title={The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin},
  author={Taryn Dinkelman and M. Mariotti},
  journal={Development Economics: Regional & Country Studies eJournal},
  year={2016}
}
  • Taryn Dinkelman, M. Mariotti
  • Published 2016
  • Economics, Business
  • Development Economics: Regional & Country Studies eJournal
  • We provide new evidence of one channel through which circular labor migration has long run effects on origin communities: by raising completed human capital of the next generation. We estimate the net effects of migration from Malawi to South African mines using newly digitized Census and administrative data on access to mine jobs, a difference-in-differences strategy and two opposite-signed and plausibly exogenous shocks to the option to migrate. Twenty years after these shocks, human capital… CONTINUE READING
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