betterment migration

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Migration in the hope of social and economic advancement (Clark in P. Clark and P. Slack1972). In a study of migration to early 19th-century London, Humphries and Leunig (2007) LSE W. Papers 101/07 come to the surprising conclusion that an individual's height worked better than literacy and age as a predictor of betterment migration.

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