Migration Analysis using Life Tables : Case of Osaka City


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1. Introduction : Preview of the Economy and Population of Osaka City : After a sharp decrease in the later part of the 1970s, the population of Osaka City now seems to be decreasing moderately and has become stable in recent years (see figure 1.1). As previous studies have mentioned, the cause of decrease of population in the later part of the 1970s may be related to industrial recession especially in manufacturing. In fact, retail and wholesale, finance and insurance, real estate, and the service sectors, all expanded their activities in these two decades, taking over the role of business leader from the manufacturing industry (see table 1.1 and figure 1.2). Therefore, the change during past two decades might be just structural change in industries. ……


  • 季刊経済研究

    季刊経済研究 22 (3), 1-16, 1999-10



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