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Keywords: education; mobility; labour market.
JEL Classification: I28;J24;J61
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This Paper is published under the following series: CEE Discussion Papers
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Abstract:We show that the length of compulsory education has a causal impact on regional labour mobility. The analysis is based on a quasi-exogenous staged Norwegian school reform, and register data on the whole population. Based on the results, we conclude that part of the US-Europe difference, as well as the European North-South difference in labour mobility, is likely to be due to differences in levels of education in the respective regions.
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