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Bifurcations in regional migration dynamics

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  • Fan-chin Kung

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We study regional migration dynamics in a general framework and provide a foundation for the commonly used two-stage quilibrium. We also examine the robustness of bifurcations when parameters change along arbitrary smooth (C1) paths. We show that bifurcations with crossing equilibrium loci are rare, which include, for example, the popular pitchfork bifurcation.

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  • Fan-chin Kung, 2004. "Bifurcations in regional migration dynamics," Urban/Regional 0409008, EconWPA, revised 12 Sep 2004.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpur:0409008
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    1. Ikeda, Kiyohiro & Akamatsu, Takashi & Kono, Tatsuhito, 2012. "Spatial period-doubling agglomeration of a core–periphery model with a system of cities," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 754-778.
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    Keywords

    Bifurcation; Genericity analysis; Migration dynamics; Two- stage equilibrium;

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    • R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics

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