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Refugees From Dust and Shrinking Land: Tracking the Dust Bowl Migrants

Jason Long, Henry E. Siu

NBER Working Paper No. 22108
Issued in March 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank Price Fishback, Josh Gottlieb, Rick Hornbeck, Lawrence Katz, Marianne Wanamaker, Nick Ziebarth, and workshop participants at Iowa, UBC, and the NBER Summer Institute for helpful comments. Madeleine Armour, Aliya Dossa, Beth Fowler, Liane Hewitt, Sophia Jit, Tim Lazar, Harry Mak, Josiah Sledge, Jasmine Tan, Travis Tos, and, especially, Alix Duhaime-Ross and Dennis Wang provided exceptional research assistance. Long thanks the National Science Foundation and Siu thanks the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for support. The first part of our title comes from Chapter 12 of John Steinbeck's novel, The Grapes of Wrath. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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