The analytics of seasonal migration
AbstractA framework that yields different possible patterns of migration as optimal solutions to a simple utility maximization problem is presented and explored. It is shown that seasonal migration arises as an optimal endogenous response to a comparison of costs (of living and of separation) and returns (to work) over a set of three alternative options, even if a year-long migration is feasible.
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Volume (Year): 94 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
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