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Title: International migrations and urbanisation: 1960-2010
Author: Castells-Quintana, David
Royuela Mora, Vicente
Keywords: Política urbana
Desenvolupament econòmic
Política d'emigració i immigració
Urbanisme
Urban policy
Economic development
Emigration and immigration policy
City planning
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Inderscience publishers
Abstract: International migrations and urbanisation rates have seen a large increase in the last decades. Here we analyse the relationships between migrations and urbanisation by using a panel of ca 200 countries over the period 1960-2010. We describe the main global stylised facts on urbanisation and international migrations focusing on differences in these across world regions. We found that while there was a positive association between immigration and urbanisation, particularly in small and medium-sized cities, the association between emigration and urbanisation in developing countries was inverse. Both associations have become stronger over the few past decades, and our results highlight that international migration is an increasingly relevant and complementary dimension of the traditional rural-urban reallocation of workers which takes place during economic development.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJGENVI.2014.064504
It is part of: International Journal of Global Environmental Issues (IJGENVI), 2014, vol. 13, num. 2/3/4, p. 150-169
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJGENVI.2014.064504
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/96882
ISSN: 1466-6650
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Econometria, Estadística i Economia Aplicada)

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