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Table 6 Future migration and alternative aspiration gaps

From: Migration and aspirations – are migrants trapped on a hedonic treadmill?

  (1) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Full sample Economic opportunity Economic necessity Education Marriage
Panel 1: Migration within 2 years (2000–2002)
Dummy: moderate aspirations (Gap = 1) 0.10* 0.31** -0.14 0.22 -0.05
(0.087) (0.018) (0.559) (0.130) (0.828)
Dummy: high aspirations (Gap > 1) 0.20 0.26 -1.38 -0.02 -0.79
(0.115) (0.385) (0.173) (0.954) (0.281)
Panel 2: Migration within 1 year (2000–2001)
Dummy: moderate aspirations (Gap = 1) 0.13 0.37* -0.42 0.18 -0.25
(0.147) (0.061) (0.242) (0.482) (0.503)
Dummy: high aspirations (Gap > 1) -0.07 -0.32 -0.77 -1.18 0.29
(0.758) (0.594) (0.454) (0.248) (0.701)
  1. Note: Model and other control variables as in Table 4. Reference Category: All Non-Migrants in 2000.