The consequences of interregional labor migration for the regional labor market: theory, methodology and Dutch experience

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An important problem of interregional migration is whether migrants fulfill vacancies which could also have been filled by native unemployed. It is argued that this problem could adequately be analyzed by means of ex post comparison of both categories with regard to age, education, family status and work experience. In a Dutch case study this comparison has been made by means of logistic regression and the results have been cross-validated. The migrants are found to have superior labor market characteristics. The implications of ...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)74-83
Number of pages10
JournalReview of Economics and Statistics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb-1986

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