Migration Age Patterns: Measurement and Analysis

Castro LJ & Rogers A (1979). Migration Age Patterns: Measurement and Analysis. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-79-016

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Abstract

This paper develops support for three principal points. First, the profiles of age-specific gross migration rates all over the world have a fundamental regularity that can be captured and expressed in mathematical form. Second, this mathematical "model" schedule summarizes the empirical regularity in a way that permits analytical examinations to be carried out regarding the fundamental properties of the migration age profiles. Finally, migration rate schedules may be conveniently decomposed to illuminate the influences on migration patterns of migration level, the age composition of migrants, and the age composition of the population in the region of origin.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Human Settlements and Services Area (HSS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:46
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2016 14:49
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/1167

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