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Population, Migration and Labour Supply: Great Britain, 1871-2011

Hatton, Timothy

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A country's most important asset is its people. This paper outlines the development of Britain's human resources since the middle of the 19th century. It focuses on four key elements. The first is the demographic transition - the processes through which birth rates and death rates fell, leading to a slowdown in population growth. The second is the geographical reallocation of population through migration. This includes emigration and immigration as well as migration within Britain. The third...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21239
Book Title: The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain Volume II. 1870 to the Present
DOI: 10.1017/CHO9781139815024.005

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