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dc.contributor.authorGeissler, Ferdinanden_US
dc.contributor.authorLeopold, Thomasen_US
dc.contributor.authorPink, Sebastianen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-30en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-31T14:46:28Z-
dc.date.available2012-10-31T14:46:28Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/65682-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates gender differences in the spatial mobility of young adults when initially leaving their parental home. Using individual data from 11 waves (2000-2010) of the SOEP, we examine whether female home leavers in East Germany move across greater distances than males and whether these differences are explained by the gender gap in education. Our results reveal that female home leavers in East Germany are exceptionally mobile. This effect is attributable to their higher propensity of moving to West Germany. Education does not explain these gender differences.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) |cBerlinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aSOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research |x493en_US
dc.subject.jelC23en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.jelR23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwJugendlicheen_US
dc.subject.stwBinnenwanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwGeschlechten_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsniveauen_US
dc.subject.stwNeue Bundesländeren_US
dc.titleGender differences in residential mobility: The case of leaving home in East Germanyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn728892553en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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