Di Cintio, Marco and Grassi, Emanuele (2010): Internal Migration and Wage Differentials among Italian University Graduates.
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In this paper, we estimate wage gains due to sequential geographic mobility of Italian University Graduates three years after graduation. By means of a matching procedure we quantify wage premia associated with the choice of studying far from home, moving after graduation and moving back home after graduation. We find evidence of large heterogene- ity in the returns to different migration patterns. We estimate large gains for those who move after graduation and little benefits for those who choose to go back home after hav- ing studied in regions different from that of origin. Finally, we also discuss a “transitivity” result for the estimated treatment effects.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Internal Migration and Wage Differentials among Italian University Graduates|
|Keywords:||Internal migration; wage premia; kernel matching.|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J61 - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J24 - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
|Depositing User:||Emanuele Grassi|
|Date Deposited:||06. Dec 2010 16:20|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 07:25|
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