By Andrei Rogers
This booklet indicates the effectiveness of multiregional demography for learning the spatial dynamics of migration and inhabitants redistribution. It examines very important questions in demographic research and indicates how the suggestions of multiregional research can result in solutions that usually contradict traditional knowledge.
The booklet reconsiders conclusions reached within the literature relating to a number of basic logic demographic questions in migration and inhabitants redistribution, together with: Is it quite often migration or “aging-in-place” that has been riding Florida’s aged inhabitants progress? Do the aged go back “home” after retirement greater than the non-elderly do? Does longer existence bring about longer ill-health? Do basic inhabitants projection versions outperform complicated ones?
For every one demographic query it reconsiders, the ebook starts with an easy empirical numerical instance and with it illustrates how a uniregional specification can bias findings to want a selected, and probably mistaken, end. It then is going directly to convey how a multiregional research can larger remove darkness from the dynamics that underlie the saw inhabitants totals and result in a extra proficient end.
Offering insights into the effectiveness of multiregional demography, this ebook serves as a worthy source for college kids and researchers trying to find a greater technique to solution questions in demographic research and inhabitants dynamics.
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The Professional Geographer, 40, 450–459. Chapter 4 Origin Dependence: Does Birthplace Specificity in Migration Rates Matter? Abstract Migration is usually more than a one-time event in the lives of most migrants, and scholars of migration histories have repeatedly found that the previous migration experiences of individuals significantly influence their subsequent migration patterns. Individuals who have migrated before are more likely to do so again, and to destinations that they have visited earlier in life.
3 A Disaggregation by Age Having examined the sources of urban growth in India—first using the uniregional and then the biregional model, with both models ignoring age and both assuming a fixed rate of natural increase, nu, and fixed outmigration rates, ou and ov, we saw that, because the level of urbanization U(t) increased over time, the urban net migration rate, mu(t) was certain to decline over time, thereby guaranteeing that the relative contribution of migration to the urban growth rate would decline as well.
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