TITLE

A brief note on welfare benefits and human migration

AUTHOR(S)
Cebula, Richard J.
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
Public Choice;Mar1991, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p345
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the impact of welfare benefit differentials upon migration to the state of Wisconsin, using the welfare-migration data from 1987 to 1989. Model and data; Results and conclusion.
ACCESSION #
17287585

 

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