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A reexamination of migration, economic opportunity, and the quality of life

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  • Graves, Philip E.

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The paper lacks an abstract, but corrects an earlier paper and introduces a more nuanced approach to the role of climate in human location and relocation.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 19918.

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Date of creation: 1976
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:19918

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Keywords: migration; amenities; climate; weather; regional growth and decline;

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  1. Paul Cheshire & Stefano Magrini, 2005. "Population Growth in European Cities: weather matters – but only nationally," Urban/Regional, EconWPA 0506009, EconWPA.
  2. Sarah Low & Jason Henderson & Stephan Weiler, 2005. "Gauging a region's entrepreneurial potential," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, issue Q III, pages 61-89.
  3. Graves, Philip E., 1979. "Income and migration revisited," MPRA Paper 19910, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Mark D. Partridge & M. Rose Olfert, 2011. "The Winners' Choice: Sustainable Economic Strategies for Successful 21st-Century Regions," Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 33(2), pages 143-178.
  5. B. Biagi & D. Lambiri & V. Royuela, 2006. "Quality of Life in the Economic and Urban Economic Literature," Working Paper CRENoS 200610, Centre for North South Economic Research, University of Cagliari and Sassari, Sardinia.
  6. Enríquez Sierra, Hernán & Campo Robledo, Jacobo, 2012. "Equilibrio regional y patrones de migración para el continente americano 1960 - 2005: Análisis espacial por panel de datos
    [Regional equilibrium and migration patterns in the Americas 1960 - 2005
    ," MPRA Paper 43433, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2012.
  7. Paul C. Cheshire & Stefano Magrini, 2010. "Urban Growth Drivers and Spatial Inequalities: Europe - a Case with Geographically Sticky People," LEQS – LSE 'Europe in Question' Discussion Paper Series, European Institute, LSE 11, European Institute, LSE.
  8. Hernán Enríquez Sierra & Jacobo Campo Robledo, 2013. "Regional equilibrium and migration patterns in the Americas 1960-2005: Spatial data panel analysis," WORKING PAPERS, UNIVERSIDAD SERGIO ARBOLEDA 010478, UNIVERSIDAD SERGIO ARBOLEDA.
  9. Weiler, Stephan, . "Building Community Visions of Assets, Competitiveness, & Partnerships: A State’s Role in Rural Economic Development," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association.
  10. Ronald Gunderson & Pin Ng, 2006. "Summarizing the Effect of a Wide Array of Amenity Measures into Simple Components," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 79(2), pages 313-335, November.
  11. Cebula, Richard, 1984. "Living Costs, The Quality of Life, and the "Sunbelt" vs "Frostbelt" Battle in the United states," MPRA Paper 52055, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  12. M. Olfert & Murray Jelinski & Dimitrios Zikos & John Campbell, 2012. "Human capital drift up the urban hierarchy: veterinarians in Western Canada," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, Springer, vol. 49(2), pages 551-570, October.
  13. Paul_Cheshire & Stefano_Magrini, 2004. "Population Growth in European Cities: weather matters – but only nationally," Urban/Regional, EconWPA 0410001, EconWPA.
  14. Consuelo Gámez Amián & José Ignacio García Pérez, 2002. "Flujos Migratorios entre provincias andaluzas y entre éstas y el resto de España," Economic Working Papers at Centro de Estudios Andaluces E2002/01, Centro de Estudios Andaluces.
  15. Dusan Paredes, 2012. "Alternative theories for explaining the spatial wage inequality: a multilevel competition among human capital, NEG and amenities," Documentos de Trabajo en Economia y Ciencia Regional, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile, Department of Economics 20, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile, Department of Economics, revised Apr 2012.
  16. Wei-Bin Zhang, 2014. "Multi-regional economic growth with public good and regional fiscal policies in a small-open economy," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, Springer, vol. 52(2), pages 409-429, March.
  17. Fabian Waltert & Felix Schlaepfer, 2007. "The role of landscape amenities in regional development: a survey of migration, regional economic and hedonic pricing studies," SOI - Working Papers, Socioeconomic Institute - University of Zurich 0710, Socioeconomic Institute - University of Zurich.

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