Moving to Jobs?

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Dave Maré; Jason Timmins;
  • Subject: employment growth, migration, regional development
    • jel: jel:R23 | jel:R11 | jel:J61

This paper examines whether New Zealand residents move from low-growth to high-growth regions, using New Zealand census data from the past three inter-censal periods (covering 1986-2001). We focus on the relationship between employment growth and migration flows to gaug... View more
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