Coming and leaving. Internal mobility in late Imperial Austria.

Annemarie Steidl, Engelbert Stockhammer

Publikation: Working/Discussion PaperWU Working Paper

Abstract

The paper investigates the determinants of internal migration within late imperial Austria. In contrast to the modernization paradigm which studies onedirectional migration flows from rural to urban areas, our approach highlights that spatial mobility consisted of movements in both directions. Using data on all districts of the Austrian part of the Hapsburg Monarchy, we find that in- and outmigration rates are positively correlated, and that the modernization paradigm in migration research is consistent with our results for net-migration rates, but inconsistent with those for out-migration. (author's abstract)
OriginalspracheEnglisch
ErscheinungsortVienna
HerausgeberInst. für Volkswirtschaftstheorie und -politik, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2007

Publikationsreihe

NameDepartment of Economics Working Paper Series
Nr.107

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