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Population Distribution and Internal Migration Issues in LAC

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The evolution of the population distribution in the territories within countries of Latin America, in the last decades, is showing a heterogeneous path, while some countries have growing concentration around the main city or cities; others display an inverse pattern. Same situation are find in processes like aging, urbanization among others. Several factors are described in the first part of this chapter, affecting people and labor mobility across the territory.

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    Census Survival Ratio (CSR) method, http://www.un.org/esa/population/techcoop/IntMig/manual6/chapter2.pdf.

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Aroca, P., Rodríguez, J. (2013). Population Distribution and Internal Migration Issues in LAC. In: Cuadrado-Roura, J., Aroca, P. (eds) Regional Problems and Policies in Latin America. Advances in Spatial Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39674-8_15

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