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Jordi Pons, Elisenda Paluzie, Javier Silvestre and Daniel Tirado-Fabregat ()

Journal of Regional Science, 2007, vol. 47, issue 2, 289-313

Abstract: type="main" xml:lang="en"> ABSTRACT This paper examines whether access to markets had a significant influence on migration choices of Spanish internal migrants in the interwar years. In it we perform a structural contrast of a New Economic Geography model that focuses on the forward linkage that links workers location choice with the geography of industrial production. The results prove the existence of a direct relation between workers' localization decisions and the market potential of the host regions. This could help to explain the apparently low intensity of internal migrations in Spain until the 1920s as well as its geography.

Date: 2007
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