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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 1089–1116.
Published: 04 May 2020
... of these patterns based on differences in the expected length of stay at destination, the migration costs faced by asylum seekers to reach Germany, and the size of migration networks at destination. Different expected durations of stay in Germany influence the pattern of selection of asylum seekers with respect...
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Demography (1996) 33 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 August 1996
... migrants were likely to stay three months longer in the United States on average, than migrants with documentation. The reason lies in the differences in the costs of entry into the United States for the two migrant groups: The threat of apprehension at the border results in higher migration costs...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 701–703.
Published: 01 November 1972
...Emilio Casetti 8 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1972 1972 Dual Variable Linear Programming Model Neighborhood Character Migration Cost Migrant Household References Brown , L. A. , Horton , F. E. , & Wittick , R. L. ( 1970 ). On place...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1429–1451.
Published: 13 September 2016
...Erin R. Hamilton; Jo Mhairi Hale Abstract Historically, undocumented Mexican farm workers migrated circularly, leaving family behind in Mexico on short trips to the United States. Scholars have argued that border militarization has disrupted circular migration as the costs of crossing the border...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1303–1314.
Published: 26 January 2013
... of children’s family life in these regions constitutes a substantial but poorly measured cost of worldwide increases in migration. 7 12 2012 26 1 2013 © Population Association of America 2013 2013 Migration Children’s living arrangements Mexican families Between 1970 and 2005...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 1989
.... and that households wisely choose as migrants those of their members who are most likely to provide net income gains. 7 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Household Member International Migration Relative Deprivation Migration Decision Migration Cost References...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 121–128.
Published: 01 February 1975
.... American Sociological Review 9 :627- 639. Miller, Edward. 1972. A Note on the Role of Distance in Migration: Costs of Mobility Versus Intervening Opportunities. Journal of Regional Science 12:475-478. Stouffer, Samuel A. 1940. Intervening Oppor- tunities: A Theory Relating Mobility and Distance. American...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 139–157.
Published: 01 May 1992
... in the probability of taking a first illegal trip, the probability of repeat migration, the probability of apprehension by the Border Patrol, the probability of using a border smuggler, and the costs of illegal border crossing. In none of these analyses could we detect any evidence that IRCA has significantly...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 603–630.
Published: 13 March 2017
... States . Economic Inquiry , 54 , 121 – 138 . Sjaastad , L. A. ( 1962 ). The costs and returns of human migration . Journal of Political Economy , 70 ( 5, Part 2 ), 80 – 93 . Smithson , M. , & Verkuilen , J. ( 2006 ). A better lemon squeezer? Maximum likelihood...
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Demography (1972) 9 (2): 275–293.
Published: 01 May 1972
...Eduardo E. Arriaga Abstract This paper has two principal aims: (1) to analyze and measure how the demographic variables—mortality, fertility, and im migration—affect the cost of education; (2) to evaluate what possibilities developing countries, such as those of Latin America, have for a rapid...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1543–1570.
Published: 18 August 2015
... crossing locations (Cornelius 2001 ; Massey et al. 2002 ; Sorensen and Carrion-Flores 2007 ) and increase migration costs (Orrenius 2004 ; Roberts et al. 2010 ). Although apprehensions at the border are apparently correlated with increases in enforcement (Orrenius 2004 ), it is unclear that illegal...
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Demography (1992) 29 (2): 159–180.
Published: 01 May 1992
... trips and stay in Mexico for shorter spells between trips to compensate for the cost of a past apprehension. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1992 1992 Return Migrant Regulate Labor Market Undocumented Migrant Temporary Migrant Migration Network References...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2013–2035.
Published: 07 September 2013
... of Labor . Barrett A. , & Mosca I. ( 2011 ). The psychic costs of migration: Evidence from Irish return migrants (IZA Discussion Paper No. 6324). Bonn, Germany : Institute for the Study of Labor . Borjas G. J. ( 1985 ). Assimilation, changes in cohort quality...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1453–1476.
Published: 13 September 2016
.... and Mexican state-specific characteristics. We specifically investigate the impact of income at origin on migration depending on state migration history and migrants’ education, complementing previous research on the role of networks in alleviating migration costs (Massey 1988 , 1990 ); McKenzie...
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 May 1970
..., the overall framework seems behaviorally reason- able in that migrants evidently operate to maximize place utility eriteria while minimizing migration eosts. To further meet the objeetive of incorporating be- havioral prineiples into operational models, however, we wish to speeify mi- gration costs (Cij...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 883–898.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with labor migrants. On a more general theoretical level, our study thereby con rms the idea that immigrants are more likely to invest in education after migration when they intend to stay permanently, when their opportunity costs are lower, and when their origin skills are more dif cult to transfer...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 995–1022.
Published: 01 June 2022
... about destination opportunities, reduce the risks and costs of migration, and fuel imagination about the possibilities of migration ( Massey 1988 ; Massey, Arango et al. 1994 ). Despite considerable progress in understanding the role of networks in migration, substantial questions remain. De Haas...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 451–470.
Published: 01 April 2021
...-level confounders associated with moving that are shared between mothers and nonmothers. These results confirm H4: higher childcare costs are a barrier to mothers' employment and labor force continuity post-migration. Together, these results show that moving to a state with more favorable economic...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2255–2279.
Published: 01 November 2014
... from Mexico with respect to the education distribution. This result can be explained by two facts: (1) migration costs preclude migration for those with low levels of schooling, and (2) high returns to schooling in Mexico dissuade those with high levels of schooling from migrating. 19...
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Demography (2017) 54 (5): 1677–1714.
Published: 21 September 2017
... and the capital city of the province where the child lives. This instrument captures the combination of potential migration cost (the farther the village is from the provincial capital city, the higher the cost) and the need to migrate (the closer the village is to the capital city, the lower the need to migrate...
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