The Evolution of Population Distribution on the Iberian Peninsula: A Transnational Approach (1877–2001)

  title={The Evolution of Population Distribution on the Iberian Peninsula: A Transnational Approach (1877–2001)},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Espinha da Silveira and Daniela Alves and Marco Painho and Ana Cristina Costa and Ana Alc{\^a}ntara},
  journal={Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History},
  pages={157 - 174}
Abstract Surpassing the national perspective usually adopted, the authors confirmed the existence of a pattern of population distribution common to the whole Iberian Peninsula in the long run. This pattern is clearly associated with geographical factors. These variables seem to have more weight in explaining changes between 1877/78 and 1940 than in the period from 1940 to 2001. The observation of the cross-border region has shown that proximity to the frontier has not generated any distinct… 
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