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Internal Migration and Regional Population Dynamics in Europe: Switzerland Case Study

Kupiszewski, M., Schuler, M., Reichle, M., Durham, H. and Rees, P. (2000) Internal Migration and Regional Population Dynamics in Europe: Switzerland Case Study. Working Paper. School of Geography , University of Leeds.

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Abstract

This paper reports on internal migration and regional population dynamics in Switzerland. It examines briefly the main population trends in the last century and then turns to more detailed examination of internal migration patterns and trends in three years, 1984, 1994 and 1996 and compares them. First, inter-cantonal migration is investigated in the context of the life course. On the communal level population change patterns and underlying in-, out- and net migration are examined. An attempt is made to link migration with such variables as population density, level of unemployment, prevailing language and with a functional classification of the urban system. The methodology used is the same as in a number of other studies, making the results as comparable as possible with the results of other studies of migration in European states (Rees and Kupiszewski 1999).

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > School of Geography (Leeds) > Geography Working Papers (Leeds)
Depositing User: Mr CIC Carson
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2008 12:31
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 18:13
Published Version: http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/wpapers/
Status: Published
Publisher: School of Geography
Identification Number: School of Geography Working Paper 00/02
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/5026

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