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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

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William H. Frey

Frey says rural U.S. populations shrinking

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"Smallville, USA, Fades Further" - Wall Street Journal. 03/27/2014.

Analyzing the latest release of census data, William Frey says nearly 60% of rural counties declined in population in 2013, with aging serving as a big driver.

Researcher:

William H. Frey

More Media Coverage:

New York Times. Population Growth in New York City Is Reversing Decades-Old Trend. 3/27/2014.

USA Today. See ya, suburbs: More want to live in the big city. 3/27/2014.

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