The internal migration of the immigrant and native-born populations in Canada between 1976 and 1996
AbstractThis research looks at the internal migration patterns, within and between provinces, of international immigrants in Canada and compares them to those of the Canadian-born population. The study uses data from the four Canadian censuses of 1981, 1986, 1991, and 1996. Immigrants are less mobile than the Canadian-born, except at the local level, but are more mobile than Canadians who still live in their province of birth. Immigrants and Canadian-born respond in different ways to some of the variables that determine mobility. Immigrants tend to leave in larger proportions than the Canadian-born the provinces where there are few immigrants.
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- Gilles Grenier, 2003. "The Internal Migration of the Immigrant and Native-Born populations in Canada between 1976 and 1996," Working Papers 0301E, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics.
- J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
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