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Migration and the value of social networks

What is the value of a social network? Prior work suggests two distinct mechanisms that have historically been difficult to differentiate: as...
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How Do Labor Markets Equilibrate? Estimating the Effect of Local Labor Demand Shocks on Internal Migration and Local Wages

A central question in the study of migration concerns the role that migrants play in bringing an economy towards a more efficient use of its resources...

Measuring Migration with Large-Scale Behavioral Data

Understanding the causes and effects of internal migration is critical to the effective design and implementation of policies that promote human development....
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A Society of “Silent Separation”: Migration and Ethnic Segregation in Estonia

Ethnic segregation is a striking feature of many contemporary societies.  Yet, due in part to constraints of existing data, empirical efforts to...
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