The Determinants of International Migration in Early Modern Europe: Evidence from the Maritime Sector, c. 1700–1800

  title={The Determinants of International Migration in Early Modern Europe: Evidence from the Maritime Sector, c. 1700–1800},
  author={A. Klein and J. van Lottum},
  journal={Social Science History},
  pages={143 - 167}
ABSTRACT This article offers the first multivariate regression study of international migration in early modern Europe. Using unique eighteenth-century data about maritime workers, we created a data set of migration flows among European countries to examine the role of factors related to geography, population, language, the market, and chain migration in explaining the migration of these workers across countries. We show that among all factors considered in our multivariate analysis, the… Expand
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