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How useful are survey data for analyzing immigration policy?

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Large-scale population surveys have been an important source of data for the study of migration, and in many countries provide the only widely accessible data on migrants’ characteristics and outcomes after they arrive. For immigration policymakers, however, official survey data have some important limitations. Nonresponse to surveys is particularly likely to affect newly arrived migrants, biasing analysis toward more settled populations who have different characteristics (e.g., different fis...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/dap.2020.20

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Data and Policy More from this journal
Volume:
2
Article number:
e19
Publication date:
2020-12-23
Acceptance date:
2020-11-09
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2632-3249
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1145954
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pubs:1145954
Deposit date:
2020-11-18

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