EXPLAINING RURAL-URBAN EARNINGS DIFFERENTIALS IN THE U.S.

The persistence and widening of the rural-urban earning gap represents a continuing empirical puzzle. Using county-level data, we estimate a fixed-effects empirical model of earnings response that differentiates the impacts of schooling, unemployment shocks and macroeconomic forces on per capita earnings of rural and urban communities across the U.S.


Issue Date:
1998
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20921
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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