According to Johnson's analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, the nation continues to experience reduced levels of domestic migration (movement from one state to another) as a result of the economic recession, and natural increases (births versus deaths) are an increasingly important factor in population gains.
National Fact Sheet No. 17
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Johnson, Kenneth M., "With less migration, natural increase is now more important to state growth" (2009). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 84.
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