Nature and Characteristics of Seasonal Labour Migration : A Case Study in Mahabubnagar District of Andhra Pradesh
AbstractIn India, migration from rural areas is an important issue that is gaining more significance year after year. Moreover, the extent, nature, characteristics and pattern of migration have been evolving over time. In fact, the growing part of the migration taking place is seasonal and cyclical in nature. Seasonal or short duration migration is certainly not a new phenomenon in India. However, the magnitude of rural labour circulation is of recent origin, and a direct consequence of structural changes in the economy. [Working Paper No.433]
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Migration; Seasonal migration; Circular/cyclical migration; Survival migration; Employment; Wage rate; Occupation; Destination; Migrants earnings; Distress;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-11-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2010-11-27 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-MIG-2010-11-27 (Economics of Human Migration)
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