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Migration transitions

Alternative title:
a theoretical and empirical inquiry into the developmental drivers of international migration
Abstract:

This paper aims to advance a conceptual framework on the developmental drivers of international migration processes and to provide an empirical test drawing on the global migrant origin database. Conventional ideas that development in origin countries will reduce international migration are ultimately based on “push-pull”, neoclassical and other equilibrium models which assume an inversely proportional relationship between absolute levels and relative differences of wealth and migration. B...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Author
Publisher:
International Migration Institute Publisher's website
Series:
IMI Working Papers
Place of publication:
http://www.imi.ox.ac.uk/publications/working_papers
Publication date:
2010-01-01
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:5429
Deposit date:
2011-06-09

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