Social Indicators Research

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 121–166

Migration and the quality of life: A review essay

  • Alex C. Michalos

DOI: 10.1007/BF00286971

Cite this article as:
Michalos, A.C. Soc Indic Res (1996) 39: 121. doi:10.1007/BF00286971


This paper provides a review of the past 30 years of research on the relationships between migration or residential mobility and the quality of life broadly construed, mainly in Canada and the United States. In the final section a check-list of critical issues in quality-of-life research is given.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex C. Michalos
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  1. 1.Faculty of Management and AdministrationUniversity of Northern British ColumbiaPrince GeorgeCanada