Retirement Migration and Economic Development in High-Amenity Non-metropolitan Areas.

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D. Gordan Bennett, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: There has been a rapid growth of retired inmigrants in high-amenity, nonmetropolitan areas in the Southeast during the last two to three decades. This article examines the economic impact they have made on these counties and the economic development opportunities they present. Data used in this study were obtained from 350 in-home interviews of households who had moved to these counties for the purpose of retiring.

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Language: English
Date: 1993
immigration, retired immigrants, retirement migration, economic development, nonmetropolitan communities, high-amenity communities

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