(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2011)

Document title

Internal migration and employment : macro flows and micro motives

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MORRISON P.S. (1) ; CLARK W.A.V. (2) ;
(1) School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Victoria Univ., Wellington, NOUVELLE-ZELANDE
(2) Dept. of Geography, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, ETATS-UNIS


The paper explores the apparent disconnect between net flows and motives using a survey which record the reasons why 6000 individuals moved within New Zealand in 2005 and 2006. The survey confirms that only a minority of working-age migrants move between local labour markets primarily for employment reasons. Most migrants do not experience a rise in income or believe their employment prospects improved as a result of their move


Article of periodic

published at : Environment & planning A / ISSN 0308-518X

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1974)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 43, no8 [pp. 1948-1964]

Bibliographic references : 34 ref.

Collation : 2 fig., 8 tabl.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 15583 A

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1068/a43531

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