Chapter 6. Models of Migration: Observations and Judgements

  1. James Raymer1 and
  2. Frans Willekens2
  1. Frans Willekens

Published Online: 20 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470985557.ch6

International Migration in Europe: Data, Models and Estimates

International Migration in Europe: Data, Models and Estimates

How to Cite

Willekens, F. (2007) Models of Migration: Observations and Judgements, in International Migration in Europe: Data, Models and Estimates (eds J. Raymer and F. Willekens), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470985557.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Social Statistics, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK

  2. 2

    Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, PO Box 11650, 2502 AR The Hague, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, PO Box 11650, 2502 AR The Hague, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032336

Online ISBN: 9780470985557

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Keywords:

  • systematic and random factors;
  • multistate survival analysis;
  • origin–destination migration flow model;
  • negative binomial variate;
  • polytomous random variable;
  • continuous-time multistate process;
  • piecewise linear survival function;
  • empirical occurrence–exposure rates or transition rates;
  • transition data analysis (TDA);
  • analytic hierarchy process (AHP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data types and data structure

  • Probability models: generalities

  • Probability models of migration

  • Incomplete data

  • Conclusion

  • References