1978 volume 10(5) pages 475 – 502
doi:10.1068/a100475

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Rogers A, Raquillet R, Castro L J, 1978, "Model migration schedules and their applications" Environment and Planning A 10(5) 475 – 502

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Model migration schedules and their applications

A Rogers, R Raquillet, L J Castro

Received 17 January 1978

Abstract. This paper considers and contrasts two alternative approaches for capturing the regularities exhibited by age patterns in observed migration rates. The mortality approach is considered first and it is shown how such an approach may be used to infer migration flows from two consecutive place-of-residence-by-place-of-birth census age distributions. The fertility approach is considered next, and techniques for graduating migration age profiles are described. The advantages and disadvantages of both approaches are then briefly assessed.

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