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¿Dónde están los inmigrantes en Chile?: Un análisis de Patrones Espaciales de Residencia por Municipalidades

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  • Carola Méndez Araya

    (Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial, Universidad Católica del Norte - Chile)

  • Marcelo Lufin Varas

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    (IDEAR - ORDHUM - Department of Economics, Universidad Católica del Norte - Chile)

Abstract

The immigration issue is relevant in Chile, the main purpose is to describe the sociodemographic characteristics of the immigrant population resident in Chile and characterize their localization patterns by communes, considering the entire country. For this you use information from the National Socioeconomic Characterization 2006. The determination of the locations is done through an analysis of patterns of local spatial autocorrelation, which allows you to define common areas that form spatial clusters of immigrants. The results show that significant changes in location and composition of immigrants have occurred in Chile generating new challenges to society.

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Paper provided by Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile, Department of Economics in its series Documentos de Trabajo en Economia y Ciencia Regional with number 38.

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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2013
Date of revision: Mar 2013
Handle: RePEc:cat:dtecon:dt201307

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Keywords: Inmigration international; spatial patterns; ethic enclave.;

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