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Kao-Lee Liaw's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and Y. Ishikawa. 2008. "Destination choice of the 1995-2000 immigrants to Japan: salient features and multivariate explanation." Environment and Planning A, 40(4): 806-830. DOI. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and William H. Frey. 2007. "Multivariate Explanation of the 1985-1990 and 1995-2000 Destination Choices of Newly Arrived Immigrants in the United States: The Beginning of a New Trend." Population, Space and Place, 13(5): 377-399. DOI. Abstract.

Xu, L., and Kao-Lee Liaw. 2006. "Initial Destination Choices of Skilled-worker Immigrants from South Asia to Canada: Assessment of the Relative Importance of Explanatory Factors." Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 29(2): 299-320. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and Lei Xu. 2005. "Problematic Post-landing Migration of the Immigrants in Canada: From 1980-82 through 1992-95." Journal of Population Studies (Taiwan), 31, 105-152. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and M.Z. Qi. 2004. "Lifetime Interprovincial Migration in Canada: Looking Beyond Short-Run Fluctuations." Canadian Geographer-Geographe Canadien, 48(2): 168-190. Abstract.

Inoue, T., and Kao-Lee Liaw. 2004. "Life-course perspective on some distinctive features of migration from non-metropolitan prefectures in Japan." Georgraphical Review of Japan, 77(12): 765-782.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and William H. Frey. 2003. "Location of Adult Children as an Attraction for Black and White Elderly 'Return' and 'Onward' Migrants in the United States: Application of a Three-Level Nested Logit Model with Census Data." Mathematical Population Studies, 10: 75-98. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee. 2003. "Distinctive Features of the Sex Ratio of Japanís Interprefectural Migration: An Explanation Based on the Family System and Spatial Economy of Japan." International Journal of Population Geography, 9(3): 199-214. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, William H. Frey, and Ji Ping Lin. 2002. "Location of Adult Children as an Attraction for Black and White Elderly Primary Migrants in the United States." Environment and Planning A, 34(2): 191-216. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee. 2002. "Major Theoretical Perspectives on Elderly Migration." Journal of Population Studies , 30: 1-22. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and J.P. Lin. 2001. "Primary Migration of the Taiwanese Young Labor Force in the Context of Economic Restructuring and Globalization: An Explanation Based on the 1990 Census." Journal of Population Studies, 29: 7-27. Abstract.

Frey, William H., Kao-Lee Liaw, and Ge Lin. 2000. "State magnets for different elderly migrant types in the United States." International Journal of Population Geography, 6(1): 21-44.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and William H. Frey. 1998. "Destination Choices of the 1985-90 Young Adult Immigrants to the United States: Importance of Race, Educational Attainment, and Labour Market Forces." International Journal of Population Geography, 4(1): 49-61. Abstract.

Frey, William H., and Kao-Lee Liaw. 1998. "Immigrant Concentration and Domestic Migrant Dispersal: Is Movement to Nonmetropolitan Areas 'White Flight'?" Professional Geographer, 50(2): 215-232. Abstract.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, Ji-Ping Lin, and William H. Frey. 1998. "Impacts of Low-skilled Immigration on the Internal Migration of the US-born Low-skilled Americans in the United States: An Assessment in a Multivariate Context." The Journal of Population Studies, 23: 5-24. Abstract.

Frey, William H., Kao-Lee Liaw, and Yasuko Hayase. 1998. "South-North Immigrants' Settlement and Opportunity Structures in the U.S." Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 7(1): 93-125. Abstract.

Frey, William H., Kao-Lee Liaw, Yu Xie, and Marcia J. Carlson. 1996. "Interstate Migration of the U.S. Poverty Population: Immigration 'Pushes' and Welfare Magnet 'Pulls'." Population and Environment, 17(6): 491-533. Abstract.

Chapters

Frey, William H., and Kao-Lee Liaw. 2005. "Migration within the United States: Role of Race and Ethnicity." In Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, 2005 edited by G. Burtless and J. Rothenberg Pack. The Brookings Institution Press. Abstract.

Frey, William H., and Kao-Lee Liaw. 1998. "The Impact of Recent Immigration on Population Redistribution Within the United States." In The Immigration Debate: Studies on the Economic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration edited by James P. Smith and Barry Edmonston. Pp. 388-448. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

PSC Reports

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and William H. Frey. 2009. "Choices of Metropolitan Destinations by the 1995-2000 New Immigrants Born in Mexico and India: Characterization and Multivariate Explanation." PSC Research Report No. 09-687. August 2009. Abstract. PDF.

Frey, William H., and Kao-Lee Liaw. 2005. "Interstate Migration of Hispanics, Asians and Blacks: Cultural Constraints and Middle Class Flight." PSC Research Report No. 05-575. May 2005. Abstract. PDF.

Frey, William H., Kao-Lee Liaw, and Ge Lin. "State Magnets for Different Elderly "Migrant Types"." PSC Research Report No. 98-420. July 1998. Abstract.

Frey, William H., and Kao-Lee Liaw. "Internal Migration of Foreign-born Latinos and Asians: Are They Assimilating Geographically?" PSC Research Report No. 98-421. July 1998. Abstract.

Frey, William H., and Kao-Lee Liaw. "Immigrant Concentration and Domestic Migrant Dispersal: Is Movement to Non-Metro Areas ''White Flight''?" PSC Research Report No. 97-394. June 1997. Abstract.

Frey, William H., and Kao-Lee Liaw. "The Impact of Recent Immigration on Population Redistribution within the United States." PSC Research Report No. 96-376. December 1996. Abstract.

Frey, William H., Kao-Lee Liaw, Yu Xie, and Marcia J. Carlson. "Interstate Migration of the US Poverty Population: Immigration "Pushes" and Welfare Magnet "Pulls"." PSC Research Report No. 95-331. June 1995. Abstract.