We explore the relationship between aggregate relative poverty and migration. We draw upon Polish regional data and use a measure of aggregate relative poverty that is functionally related to the Gini coefficient. We find that the Gini coefficient and migration are positively correlated, holding the population's per capita income constant.
Original languageEnglish
Pages119-122
JournalEconomics Letters
Journal publication date2009
Volume103
Issue3
DOI
StatePublished
Peer-reviewedYes

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