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dc.contributor.authorBeine, Michelen_US
dc.contributor.authorNoël, Romainen_US
dc.contributor.authorRagot, Lionelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-03en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-20T10:37:06Z-
dc.date.available2012-08-20T10:37:06Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/61013-
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyzes the determinants of the choice of location of international students. Building on the documented trends in international migration of students, we develop a small theoretical model allowing to identify the various factors associated to the attraction of migrants as well as the costs of moving abroad. Using new data capturing the number of students from a large set of origin countries studying in a set of 13 OECD countries, we assess the importance of the various factors identified in the theory. We find support for a significant network effect in the migration of students, a result so far undocumented in the literature. We also find a significant role for cost factors such as housing prices and for attractiveness variables such as the reported quality of universities. In contrast, we do not find an important role for registration fees.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) |cMunichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCESifo Working Paper: Economics of Education |x3848en_US
dc.subject.jelF22en_US
dc.subject.jelO15en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordstudent mobilityen_US
dc.subject.keywordnetwork effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordmigration costsen_US
dc.subject.keywordhigher education policyen_US
dc.subject.stwStudierendeen_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Wanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwAuslandsaufenthalten_US
dc.subject.stwWohnstandortwahlen_US
dc.subject.stwSoziales Netzwerken_US
dc.subject.stwOECD-Staatenen_US
dc.titleThe determinants of international mobility of studentsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn720580528en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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