Internal Migration and Development: A Global Perspective
OrganizationInternational Organization for Migration (IOM)
Publication SeriesIOM Migration Research Series, n.19
In this overview paper, basic questions related to voluntary internal migration are revisited with a view to adding some of the substantial new field evidence that has emerged in recent years and setting out the policy implications of these findings. The paper addresses internal voluntary migration for paid work. It includes both permanent and temporary migration as well as rural-rural, rural-urban, urban-rural and urban-urban migration.
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