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Migration transitions

Subtitle:
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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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
International Migration Institute Publisher's website
Series:
IMI Working Papers
Publication date:
2010-01-01
URN:
uuid:63b0a544-2b39-45a5-b9fe-cffdb5f4c654
Local pid:
ora:5429

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