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Cultural avoidance and internal migration in the USA: do the source countries matter?

In: Migration Impact Assessment

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  • Alessandra Faggian
  • Mark D. Partridge
  • Dan S. Rickman

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During the last few decades the world has experienced an unprecedented level of cross-border migration. While this has generated significant socio-economic gains for host countries, as well as sometimes for the countries of origin, the costs and benefits involved are unevenly distributed. Consequently, growing global population mobility is a hotly debated topic, both in the political arena and by the general public. Amidst a plethora of facts, opinions and emotions, the assessment of migration impacts must be grounded in a solid scientific evidence base. This analytical book outlines and applies a range of the scientific methods that are currently available in migration impact assessment (MIA). The book provides various North American and European case studies that quantify socio-economic consequences of migration for host societies and for immigrants themselves.

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  • Alessandra Faggian & Mark D. Partridge & Dan S. Rickman, 2012. "Cultural avoidance and internal migration in the USA: do the source countries matter?," Chapters,in: Migration Impact Assessment, chapter 6, pages 203-224 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    1. Mark D. Partridge & Dan S. Rickman, 2012. "Integrating Regional Economic Development Analysis and Land Use Economics," Economics Working Paper Series 1203, Oklahoma State University, Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business.
    2. Bianca Biagi & Alessandra Faggian & Philip McCann, 2011. "Long and Short Distance Migration in Italy: The Role of Economic, Social and Environmental Characteristics," Spatial Economic Analysis, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(1), pages 111-131.
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    Development Studies; Economics and Finance; Politics and Public Policy Social Policy and Sociology; Urban and Regional Studies;

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