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ERIC Number: ED531725
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May-23
Pages: 31
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Exploration of Interstate College and Post-Graduation Migration in the United States
Ishitani, Terry T.
Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), Paper presented at the Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research (51st, Toronto, Ontario, May 21-25, 2011)
Using national data, the present study first investigated interstate college migration. Unlike existing studies of interstate college migration, this study also tracked students to college graduation to explore their post-graduation migration, such as leaving to other states after graduating from in-state institutions and returning to home states after graduating from out-of-state institutions. While a single equation approach has been widely used in migration research, this study used multi-level logistic regression that is rather new in the area of institutional research. In addition to states' economic conditions, certain institutional characteristics were found to influence differently depending of types of migration. States by Region are appended. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Institutional Research
Identifiers - Location: United States