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The Effect of Internal Migration on Local Labor Markets: American Cities During the Great Depression

Leah Platt Boustan, Price V. Fishback, Shawn E. Kantor

NBER Working Paper No. 13276
Issued in July 2007

---- Acknowledgements -----

This paper has benefited from the helpful suggestions of Jerome Bourdieu, Bill Collins, Larry Epstein, Claudia Goldin, Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur, Chris Hanes, Larry Katz, Tim Leunig, Bob Margo, Chris Minns, Andy Seltzer, Max Stephan Schultz, Gilles Postal-Vinay and seminar participants at the DAE-NBER Program Meeting, University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Emory University, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, All Souls College at Oxford University, London School of Economics and University of Paris. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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