Immigration and the stable population model

  title={Immigration and the stable population model},
  author={Thomas J. Espenshade and Leon F. Bouvier and W. Brian Arthur},
This paper reports on work aimed at extending stable population theory to include immigration. Its central finding is that, as long as fertility is below replacement, a constant number and age distribution of immigrants (with fixed fertility and mortality schedules) lead to a stationary population. Neither the level of the net reproduction rate nor the size of the annual immigration affects this conclusion; a stationary population eventually emerges. How this stationary population is created is… CONTINUE READING

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