John Kennan


Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

NLS user since 1996

  • Kennan, John and Walker, James R. "The Effect of Expected Income on Individual Migration Decisions." Econometrica 79 (January 2011): 211-251.
  • Kennan, John. "Spatial Variation in Higher Education Financing and the Supply of College Graduates." National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 21065, April 2015.
  • Kennan, John and Walker, James R. "Wages, Welfare Benefits and Migration." Journal of Econometrics 156 (May 2010): 229-238.
Why I chose NLS data

I use NLS data because of the availability of detailed histories of sequences of life-cycle choices made by individuals over extended periods of time.