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Published: 01 August 2022
Fig. 1 A multistep model of migration decision-making linking past and future migration More
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 August 1983
.... About 25 percent of residential mobility and 40 percent of migration occurred under conditions of substantial constraint. Mobility was most often constrained by family dynamics; for migration, occupational relocations frequently imposed the decision-to-move process and determined destinations...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 153–167.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Michael A. Quinn; Stephen Rubb Abstract In this article, we present and test a model that incorporates education-occupation matching into the migration decision. The literature on education-occupation matching shows that earnings are affected by how individuals’ education matches that required...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 May 2007
... family members when studying how parent illness and elder care requirements influence the labor supply decisions of adult children. 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2007 2007 Adult Child Elderly Parent Migration Decision Parent Health Labor Supply Decision...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 401–424.
Published: 04 May 2011
... from contemporary theories of voluntary migration and that no predictor of migration influenced the decision to migrate differently in the presence of violence. Our study improves on existing research in several ways. First, we consider competing geographic destinations in the same model. To date...
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Demography (1989) 26 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Oded Stark; J. Edward Taylor Abstract This article provides theoretical reasoning and empirical evidence that international migration decisions are influenced by relative as well as absolute income considerations. Potential gains in absolute income through migration are likely to play an important...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1573–1600.
Published: 23 June 2015
...Jenna Nobles; Christopher McKelvey Abstract The prevailing model of migration in developing countries conceives of a risk-diversifying household in which members act as a single entity when making migration decisions. Ethnographic studies challenge this model by documenting gender hierarchy...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 829–849.
Published: 01 November 2008
....” This article considers a related but largely unexplored question: what is the effect of having an occupation that is associated with frequent migration on the migration decisions of a household and on the earnings of the spouse? Further, how do these effects differ between men and women? The Public Use...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 75–102.
Published: 04 January 2019
... on decisions to migrate and where to locate. We discuss a theoretical model explaining how these aspirations might be key influences in the migration decision. Using detailed continuous migration histories from the 2008–2012 Chitwan Valley Family Study, we estimate logistic and alternative-specific conditional...
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Demography (1989) 26 (3): 499–513.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Peter R. Mueser Abstract Methods that employ cross-sectional data to analyze the impact of locational characteristics on migration decisions may produce seriously biased results because migrant decisions at any one point in time reflect historical as well as contemporaneous forces. A comparison...
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Demography (1987) 24 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 May 1987
...Sally E. Findley Abstract This paper develops and estimates an interactive contextual model of migration in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. It focuses on how contextual features alter the effects of family class status and community development level on the family’s migration decisions. The model...
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Demography (1988) 25 (4): 567–579.
Published: 01 November 1988
...John Odland; Mark Ellis Abstract Regional out-migration rates may depend on localized conditions, but the range of possibilities for migration decision making in multi person households includes processes in which the response to variations in localized conditions depends on household size...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2005–2030.
Published: 15 November 2016
.... Results also provide some indication that limited health care access increases the likelihood of return among the least healthy. This study provides new theoretical considerations of return migration and further elucidates the relationship between health and migration decisions. 7 10 2016 15 11...
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Demography (2022) 59 (3): 995–1022.
Published: 01 June 2022
... rare immigrant group using NSM and achieve high response rates; (2) demonstrate the feasibility of the collection and benefits of new forms of network data that transcend kinship networks in existing surveys and can address unresolved questions about the role of social networks in migration decisions...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1249–1274.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Fig. 1 A multistep model of migration decision-making linking past and future migration ...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 565–579.
Published: 01 November 1985
... the standpoint of intervention, information appears to be a key variable in the mobility process. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1985 1985 Treatment Commune Control Commune Residential Mobility Migration Decision Significant Direct Effect References Acock A. C...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 August 1986
... at the original location appear to exert increasing influence on the decision to return the longer the interval of absence. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1986 1986 Labor Market Return Migration Labor Market Condition Kirwan Original Move References Appleyard , R. T...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1817–1841.
Published: 01 October 2021
... emerging from unobserved sources of heterogeneity and selection. Our analysis therefore suggests that decisions about fertility, migration, and proximity to family are jointly determined and endogenous, and they should be analyzed simultaneously when possible. The results provide new insights...
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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 339–350.
Published: 01 August 2000
... for welfare magnets in the decision to return, but we learn that welfare participation leads to lower probability of return migration. Finally, we see no evidence of a skill bias in return migration, where skill is measured by performance on the Armed Forces Qualifying Test. 12 1 2011 © Population...
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Demography (2021) 58 (2): 451–470.
Published: 01 April 2021
... (in)equality: Regional restructuring and wage differentials by gender and education . Economic Geography , 74 , 379 – 404 . McCall L. ( 2001 ). Complex inequality: Gender, class and race in the new economy . New York, NY : Routledge . Mincer J. ( 1978 ). Family migration decisions...
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