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dc.contributor.authorEpstein, Gil S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:23:04Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:23:04Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/21511-
dc.description.abstractWe introduce the idea that informational cascades can explain the observed regularity that emigrants from the same locations also tend to choose the same foreign locations. Thus informational cascades generate herd behavior. Herd behavior is compared with the network externalities explanation of the same phenomenon. The relation between social tensions and herd behavior is observed when local populations are xenophobic.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion paper series 445en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.jelF22en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordMigrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordinformational cascadesen_US
dc.subject.keywordherd behavioren_US
dc.subject.keywordxenophobiaen_US
dc.subject.keywordnetwork externalitiesen_US
dc.subject.stwWohnstandorten_US
dc.subject.stwMigrantenen_US
dc.subject.stwInformationsverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwSoziales Netzwerken_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleInformational Cascades and Decision to Migrateen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn347463819en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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