Search Results

Showing results 1 to 2 of approximately 2.

(refine search)
Keywords:Population Growth 

Discussion Paper
Migration in Puerto Rico: Is There a Brain Drain?

Given Puerto Rico’s long-term economic malaise and ongoing fiscal crisis, it is no wonder that out-migration of the Island’s residents has picked up. Over the past five years alone, migration has resulted in a net outflow of almost 300,000 people, a staggering loss. It would make matters worse, however, if Puerto Rico were losing an outsized share of its highest-paid workers. But we find that, if anything, Puerto Rico’s migrants are actually tilted somewhat toward the lower end of the skills and earnings spectrum. Still, such a large outflow of potentially productive workers and ...
Liberty Street Economics , Paper 20160809b

Journal Article
Population Turnover and the Growth of Urban Areas

People in the United States are relocating nearly half as much they did in the early 1980s. Lower population turnover—the propensity of people to move into or out of a given location—may mean a decline in labor market adjustment across industries and occupations; when people move across regions for job-related reasons, they may help smooth out changes that hit certain labor markets harder than others. Population turnover may also lead to better matches between employer and employee, an important factor in the growth of urban areas.Jason P. Brown and Colton Tousey examine the relationship ...
Economic Review , Volume v.105 , Issue no.1



FILTER BY Content Type


Abel, Jaison R. 1 items

Brown, Jason 1 items

De Giorgi, Giacomo 1 items

Deitz, Richard 1 items

Tousey, Colton 1 items

Wheeler, Harry 1 items

show more (1)

FILTER BY Jel Classification

J00 1 items

J10 1 items

J11 1 items

J60 1 items

R1 1 items

FILTER BY Keywords

Population Growth 2 items

Human Capital 1 items

Migration 1 items

Population 1 items

Population Turnover 1 items

Puerto Rico 1 items

show more (2)