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Chapter 7 Geographical Mobility and Tenure Choice

Simulating an Ageing Population: A Microsimulation Approach Applied to Sweden

ISBN: 978-0-444-53253-4, eISBN: 978-1-84950-536-9

ISSN: 0573-8555

Publication date: 9 April 2008

Abstract

Concerning migration on a national level, two phenomena emerge: people migrating from one region to another and people moving from the countryside to the cities. The geographical shift of the population between regions in a country is a slow process. In Sweden, only a few percent of the population migrate yearly. Nevertheless, migration has caused and still causes considerable redistribution of the population toward the metropolitan regions in Sweden. This section will emphasize general trends in population concentration through urbanization and migration in Sweden and compare these trends with changes in other countries.

Citation

Fransson, U. and Eklöf, M. (2008), "Chapter 7 Geographical Mobility and Tenure Choice", Klevmarken, A. and Lindgren, B. (Ed.) Simulating an Ageing Population: A Microsimulation Approach Applied to Sweden (Contributions to Economic Analysis, Vol. 285), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 201-247. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0573-8555(07)00007-7

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