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Title: Linked migration systems: immigration and internal labor flows in the United States.

Author: Walker, R.; Ellis, M.; Barff, R.;

Date: 1992

Source: Economic Geography. ; 68(3):234-248.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: We investigate the relationship between immigration and internal labor movements in the US. Wedding the literatures on immigration and internal migration, we develop a mobility model linking these various flows on the basis of occupational status of worker, producction and institutional relations in the economy, and economic restructuring.

Keywords: Immigration, immigrant impacts, internal migration, economic restructuring, labor markets, simultaneous equations model

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Walker, R.; Ellis, M., and Barff, R. 1992. Linked migration systems: immigration and internal labor flows in the United States. Economic Geography. ; 68(3):234-248.


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