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Modeling out-migration from depressed regions: the significance of origin and destination characteristics

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Many migration models, whether derived from the Hicksian macroadjustment approach or from human capital theory, use simultaneously origin and destination variables in their empirical testing procedures. In this paper it is hypothesized that the actual out-migration decision process has two separate but interrelated stages -- the decision to leave and the decision as to the destination. A two-stage estimation procedure is used to analyze the significance of origin characteristics as determinan...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1068/a120799

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Institution:
Regional Economic Analysis Division, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Washington, DC, USA
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Author
Publisher:
Pion Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment and Planning A Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
7
Pages:
799-812
Publication date:
1980-01-01
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ISSN:
0308-518X
URN:
uuid:864fa8a7-8918-468f-8230-d7080b49fba5
Local pid:
ora:1959
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English
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