The laws of attraction: economic drivers of inter-regional migration, housing costs and the role of policies
The capacity of workers to move regions in response to local economic shocks is one key dimension of labour market dynamism which could contribute to the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. In this context, this paper proposes articulating structural with place-based policies to help prospective...
This paper outlines some of the key findings of two complementary research projects both of which studied intra- migration within the Australian states of New South Wales and South Australia.
Return migration is often overlooked by traditional analyses of internal migration. Why people return has received even less scrutiny. Relatively few migrants make a return move, so there is clearly something noteworthy about these people and their circumstances that trigger such a move. This paper...
Dynamics in the housing market can be simulated using agent-based modelling. Focusing on the theme of urban regeneration, we present a housing market model framework which explores the causal relationships that occur in this market.
Looks at the relationship between the degree of urban influence and population change in New Zealand.
Nicholas Biddle and Boyd Hunter examine patterns of migration and factors associated with both the decision to move and the choice of destination. The results suggest that Indigenous Australians are less responsive to local economic factors than other Australians, and social and cultural factors appear...