The Geographies of Recruiting a Partner from Abroad. An Exploration of Swedish Data

Publication year: 2009

John Östh, Maarten van Ham and Thomas Niedomysl

Working  Paper 2009 no. 21

The chance of meeting a potential partner from abroad has expanded through international partnering websites, increasing international marriage migration. This paper explores the factors that determine the probability that a native Swede recruits a partner from abroad. The results from the adopted multinomial logistic regression models shed a unique light on gendered and geographic patterns of partner recruitment.

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Publication year: 2009

John Östh, Maarten van Ham and Thomas Niedomysl

Working  Paper 2009 no. 21

The chance of meeting a potential partner from abroad has expanded through international partnering websites, increasing international marriage migration. This paper explores the factors that determine the probability that a native Swede recruits a partner from abroad. The results from the adopted multinomial logistic regression models shed a unique light on gendered and geographic patterns of partner recruitment.

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