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May/June 2011, 
Vol. 93, No. 3
Posted 2011-05-01

Patterns of Interstate Migration in the United States from the Survey of Income and Program Participation

by Rubén Hernández-Murillo, Lesli S. Ott, Michael T. Owyang, and Denise Whalen

The authors describe the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) as a data source for migration studies. The SIPP is a panel dataset that provides information on income, employment outcomes, and participation in government programs.