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Unformatted text preview: areas, change house not job) Immigration and emigration • Crossing national boundaries o What about refugees o Visitors o Temporary visas o Undocumented o Theory Ravenstein laws • People migrate for economic reasons • Volume decreases as distance between origin and destination increases • Migration is often sequential (ex chain migration) • Migration varies over groups • Migration is bi-direction- stream and counter stream Economic theories Cost benefit economic models- how do we test this human capital models-migration as investment • what about couples • women tend to be ‘tied movers’ and men tend to be ‘tied stayers Push Pull Theory • Movement is affected by pushes from origin and pulls from destination and there are intervening obstacles o Measurement Direct approaches • Migration since some fixed date o 1 and 5 year retrospective questions • Stream data • Origin...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course PAM 2300 taught by Professor Avery,r. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '06