The dependence of marriage migrations in Japan on personal factors and ecological variables Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • "The purpose of this paper is to explain the interprefectural migrations at marriage in Japan by personal factors and ecological variables, using a multivariate statistical model called the nested logit model....The research is based on the micro data from a national survey on the life-course migration history of household heads and spouses, conducted in 1986 by the Institute of Population Problems in the Ministry of Health and Welfare...." Factors considered include partners' prefecture of residence, coresidence with parents, nativity, education, sibling status, period of marriage, income, gender, employment, and population density. (SUMMARY IN FRE)

publication date

  • June 1994

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