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Title:To go or not to go : emigration from Germany PDF Logo
Authors:Uebelmesser, Silke
Issue Date:2005
Series/Report no.:CESifo working papers 1626
Abstract:This study analyzes the qualitative aspects of emigration from Germany taking account of economic and non-economic reasons. The reported willingness to emigrate from Germany in the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) is explained for men and women by three groups of variables: individual characteristics, household characteristics, and regional characteristics. It turns out that the educational background and West German residency positively affect the willingness to emigrate, whereas German nationality, age, and the family situation are mostly negatively correlated with it.
Subjects:emigration
intention variable
probit estimation
German Socio Economic Panel (GSOEP)
JEL:H55
C20
F22
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:CESifo Working Papers, CESifo Group Munich

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