Huynh Truong, Huy and Walter, Nonneman (2012): Push and pull forces and migration in Vietnam. Published in:
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This paper adopts the push and pull model of migration to explain inter-provincial migration flows across 63 provinces or cities of Vietnam in the period 2004-2009. We used a solution to a quadratic cost migration problem by combining the total number of in and out-migration of various provinces and inverse distances between provinces that aims at calculating the push and pull factors of each province. The result confirms the hypothesis that push factors correlate well with total out flows of provinces and pull factors with total inflows of provinces. In addition, it is found that pull and push factors are explained rather well by population size and income, but not so by urbanization and poverty
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Push and pull forces and migration in Vietnam|
|Keywords:||push factors, pull factors, migration, distance|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C00 - General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General > J00 - General
|Depositing User:||Huynh Truong Huy|
|Date Deposited:||19. Jun 2012 22:22|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 09:07|
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