, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 243–258

Migration differentials by education and occupation: Trends and variations

  • Larry H. Long

DOI: 10.2307/2060816

Cite this article as:
Long, L.H. Demography (1973) 10: 243. doi:10.2307/2060816


The effects of education on current migration propensities in the United States are examined for each age group, and an estimate is made of how these age-specific differentials cumulate over a lifetime in determining the number of times that individuals at different educational levels can expect to move over the course of their lives. The independent effects of age, education, and occupation are also examined. Two other sections investigate trends in educational selectivity of migration in the United States and international comparisons of occupational differences in migration.

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© Population Association of America 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry H. Long
    • 1
  1. 1.Population DivisionU. S. Bureau of the CensusWashington, D. C.

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