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effect of internal migration on local labor markets

Leah Platt Boustan

effect of internal migration on local labor markets

American cities during the Great Depression

by Leah Platt Boustan

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unskilled labor -- Migration -- 20th century -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Labor market -- United States -- 20th century -- Econometric models,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeah Platt Boustan, Price V. Fishback, Shawn E. Kantor.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 13276., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 13276.
    ContributionsFishback, Price Van Meter., Kantor, Shawn Everett., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17634793M
    OCLC/WorldCa162101967

    Topics: labor market, Sub-Saharan Africa, weather shocks, internal migration, JEL: E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics/E.E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy/E.E2.E24 - Employment • Unemployment • Wages • Intergenerational Income Distribution • Aggregate Human Capital • Aggregate Labor Productivity, JEL: J - Labor and. M.J. Greenwood, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Internal migration is defined and is distinguished as to its caused and its consequences. Most migration research deals with causes. Migration rates are compared across industrialized countries (with Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA shown to have high rates), and various migration patterns are.

    This chapter presents a theoretical and empirical study of how immigration influences the joint determination of the wage structure and internal migration behavior for native-born workers in local labor markets. Using data from the – decennial censuses, the study shows that immigration is associated with lower in-migration rates, higher out-migration rates, and a decline in the. Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) Internal Migration and Regional Development in Africa. Accra: Regional Institute for Population Studies. Rempel, H., and Rural-to-urban labour migration in Kenya. Pp. – in and C.N. Ejiogu, eds., Population Growth and Economic Development in Africa.

    If natives and immigrants are complements in the labour market, then the effect could actually be positive on wages and employment leading to internal in-migration rather than out-migration Labor supply increases from S0 to S1 due to immigration. If strong complements, then D0 shifts to D1. The offsetting wage increase could. Boustan, Leah Platt, Price V. Fishback, and Shawn Kantor. The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities during the Great Depression. Journal of Labor Economics 28 (4): – CrossRef Google Scholar.


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Effect of internal migration on local labor markets by Leah Platt Boustan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Great Depression offers a unique laboratory to investigate the causal impact of migration on local labor markets.

We use variation in the generosity of New Deal programs and extreme weather events to instrument for migrant flows to and from U.S. cities. In-migration had little effect on the hourly earnings of existing residents. At the time, protest concerned internal migrants rather than the foreign born.

We investigate the effect of net migration on local labor markets, instrumenting for migrant flows to a destination with extreme weather events and variation in New Deal programs in typical sending by: The Great Depression offers a unique laboratory to investigate the causal impact of migration on local labor markets.

We use variation in the generosity of New Deal programs and extreme weather events to instrument for migrant flows to and from U.S. cities. In-migration had little effect on the hourly earnings of existing residents. Instead, in-migration prompted some residents to move away Cited by: Downloadable.

During the Great Depression, as today, migrants were accused of taking jobs and crowding relief rolls. At the time, protest concerned internal migrants rather than the foreign born. We investigate the effect of net migration on local labor markets, instrumenting for migrant flows to a destination with extreme weather events and variation in New Deal programs in typical sending areas.

Relying on census data collected in and historical weather data for Uganda, this paper estimates the impact of weather-induced internal migration on the probability for non-migrants living in the destination regions to be employed.

Downloadable (with restrictions). The Great Depression offers a unique laboratory to investigate the causal impact of migration on local labor markets. We use variation in the generosity of New Deal programs and extreme weather events to instrument for migrant flows to and from U.S.

cities. In-migration had little effect on the hourly earnings of existing residents. Kleemans, M and J Magruder (), “Labour market responses to immigration: Evidence from internal migration driven by weather shocks,” Economic Journal Munshi, K (), “Networks in the modern economy: Mexican migrants in the US labour market,” Quarterly Journal of Economics (2): – The Effect of Weather-Induced Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: Evidence from Uganda Strobl, Eric; Valfort, Marie-Anne () Relying on census data collected in and historical weather data for Uganda, we estimate the impact of weather-induced internal migration on the probability for non-migrants living in the destination.

The Effect of Weather-Induced Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: Evidence from Uganda * Relying on census data collected in and historical weather data for Uganda, we estimate the impact of weather-induced internal migration on the probability for non-migrants living in the destination regions to be employedsignificant negative.

within borders often go undocumented, the literature on internal migration is relatively small.1 A key di culty in measuring the impact of migration on labour markets is the endogeneity of migration.

Net migration is expected to be correlated with economic con-ditions in each region making it di cult to identify the impact of migration on variables. The Local Labor Market Effect of Relaxing Internal Migration Restrictions: Evidence from China 69 Pages Posted: 16 Jul Last revised: 14 Aug See all articles by Lei An.

The Effect of Weather-Induced Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: Evidence from Uganda. c b n d. Tweet Like Share # Shares: 0. Download. Journal Article KB. Published. The Effect of Weather-Induced Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets.

IZA DP No. The Effect of Weather-Induced Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: Evidence from Uganda Eric Strobl, Marie-Anne Valfort published in: World Bank Economic Review,29 (2), The Great Depression offers a unique laboratory to investigate the causal impact of migration on local labor markets.

We use variation in the generosity of New Deal programs and extreme weather events to instrument for migrant flows to and from U.S. cities. In-migration had little effect on the hourly earnings of existing resi-dents.

The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets:American Cities during the Great Depression. Leah Boustan (), Price Fishback and Shawn Kantor.

Journal of Labor Economics,vol. 28, issue 4, Abstract: The Great Depression offers a unique laboratory to investigate the causal impact of migration on local labor markets. We use variation in the generosity of New Deal programs.

The effect of weather-induced internal migration on local labor markets: evidence from Uganda (Английский) Аннотация. Relying on census data collected in and historical weather data for Uganda, this paper estimates the impact of weather-induced internal migration on the probability for non-migrants living in the destination regions to be employed.

Get this from a library. The effect of internal migration on local labor markets: American cities during the Great Depression. [Leah Platt Boustan; Price Van Meter Fishback; Shawn Everett Kantor; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- During the Great Depression, as in the modern era, in-migrants were accused of taking jobs and crowding relief rolls.

The effect of weather-induced internal migration on local labor markets: evidence from Uganda (English) Abstract. Relying on census data collected in and historical weather data for Uganda, this paper estimates the impact of weather-induced internal migration on the probability for non-migrants living in the destination regions to be employed.

Get this from a library. The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression. [Leah Platt Boustan; Price V Fishback; Shawn Kantor] -- During the Great Depression, as in the modern era, in-migrants were accused of taking jobs and crowding relief rolls.

Unlike today, the targets of protest during the Depression were typically. from employers in the village to study effects on market wages.

Fifth, we collect price data from local shopkeepers to study equilibrium effects on market prices. We develop a general equilibrium model of the village labor market with endogenous migration to organize our empirical results on migration, labor supply, earnings, wages and prices.

The Labor Market Effects of Immigration and Emigration in OECD Countries* In this paper, we simulate the labor market effects of net immigration and emigration during the ’s in all OECD countries.

To accomplish this, we are the first to employ a comprehensive database of migrant stocks, grouped by education level and country of.DMCA The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression.” Presented at the DAE-NBER Program Meeting.short-lived, positive effects on employment.

III. Data on Internal Migration and Labor Market Outcomes in the s Given that local responses to a migration shock can take many forms, we aim to provide a comprehensive picture of local adjustment to internal migration during the Great Depression. We examine the wages and em.