Identity and Mobility: Historical Fractionalization, Parochial Institutions, and Occupational Choice in the American Midwest

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Kaivan Munshi; Nicholas Wilson;
  • Subject: identity, institutional persistence, networks, occupational choice, mobility | Identity, Institutional persistence, Networks, Occupational choice, Mobil- ity
    • jel: jel:D85 | jel:J62 | jel:L22 | jel:L14

This paper examines the role played by identity, or a sense of belonging to a home community, in determining occupational choice and mobility. The analysis links competition between migrant networks in the Midwest when it was rst developing, and the in-group identity th... View more
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