ERIC Number: EJ347915
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Migration Selectivity and Early Adult Attainments.
Lyson, Thomas A.
Rural Sociology, v51 n3 p328-42 Fall 1986
Examines background characteristics and personal attributes as decision factors for youth migrating to or from or remaining in rural areas. Explores relationship of migration decisions to early adult social and economic attainment. Shows migration related to both sets of variables. Suggests considering local opportunity structure in labor market/supply studies. (LFL)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Economic Status, Educational Attainment, Educational Background, Employment Opportunities, Occupational Aspiration, Rural Population, Rural to Urban Migration, Rural Youth, Sex Differences, Social Status, Socioeconomic Background, Urban to Rural Migration
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972