TITLE

Spatial Sorting of Immigrants Across Urban and Rural Areas in the United States: Changing Patterns of Human Capital Accumulation Since the 1990s

AUTHOR(S)
Waldorf, Brigitte S.; Florax, Raymond J.G.M.; Beckhusen, Julia
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec2008, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p1312
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on spatial sorting of immigrants across urban and rural areas in the United States. It analyzes the changing patterns of human capital accumulation since the 1990s. The study aims to investigate the immigrants' locational choices and the immigrants' incomes in rural areas in comparison to urban communities. Results show that key demographic predictors of migration and immigration do not affect immigrants' location choice and neither do the variables explaining immigration context.
ACCESSION #
35037585

 

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