• Economics, Medicine
  • Published in Journal of labor economics 1997
  • DOI:10.1086/209871

Welfare payments and other economic determinants of female migration.

@article{Enchautegui1997WelfarePA,
  title={Welfare payments and other economic determinants of female migration.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a E. Enchautegui},
  journal={Journal of labor economics},
  year={1997},
  volume={15 3 Part 1},
  pages={
          529-54
        }
}
"This article investigates the effects of welfare payments, wages, and unemployment on women's probability of interstate migration [in the United States]. It also investigates if the income attraction of locations varies with recency of labor market experience. Welfare gains increase the probability of interstate migration. Welfare effects are largest for single mothers with small children and stronger among women with no recent labor market experience. The welfare effects, albeit small, are… CONTINUE READING

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