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The determinants of international migration

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conceptualizing policy, origin and destination effects: DEMIG project paper no. 2
Abstract:

The effectiveness of migration policies has been widely contested in the face of their supposed failure to steer immigration and their hypothesized unintended, counter-productive effects. However, due to fundamental methodological and conceptual limitations, evidence has remained inconclusive. While the migration policy research is often descriptive and receiving-country biased, migration determinants research tends to be based on obsolete, theoretically void push-pull and gravity models whic...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Publisher:
International Migration Institute Publisher's website
Series:
IMI Working Papers
Publication date:
2011-01-01
URN:
uuid:0b10d9e8-810e-4f49-b76f-ba4d6b1faa86
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ora:5430

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