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International Journal of Population Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 546201, 17 pages
Identifying Rates of Emigration in the United States Using Administrative Earnings Records
Congressional Budget Office, Long-Term Modeling Group, 2nd and D Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20515, USA
Received 16 September 2010; Accepted 6 May 2011
Academic Editor: Oliver Duke-Williams
Copyright © 2011 Jonathan A. Schwabish. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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