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Handbook of Research Methods in Migration


  • Carlos Vargas-Silva


Covering both qualitative and quantitative topics, the expert contributors in this Handbook explore fundamental issues of scientific logic, methodology and methods, through to practical applications of different techniques and approaches in migration research.

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  • Carlos Vargas-Silva (ed.), 2012. "Handbook of Research Methods in Migration," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14062, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:14062

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    1. Michael E. Cummings & Alan Gamlen, 2019. "Diaspora engagement institutions and venture investment activity in developing countries," Journal of International Business Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 2(4), pages 289-313, December.
    2. ., 2012. "Migration impact assessment: a state of the art," Chapters, in: Peter Nijkamp & Jacques Poot & Mediha Sahin (ed.), Migration Impact Assessment, chapter 1, pages 3-62, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Su-Hyun Berg, 2018. "Local Buzz, Global Pipelines and Hallyu: The Case of the Film and TV Industry in South Korea," Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, vol. 4(1), pages 33-52, January.
    4. Chan Mono Oum & Gazi M. Hassan & Mark J. Holmes, 2021. "Direct Monetary Costs and Its Determinants in Migration Decisions: Case of Cross-Border Labour Migration from Cambodia to Thailand," Working Papers in Economics 21/06, University of Waikato.
    5. Gröger, André, 2021. "Easy come, easy go? Economic shocks, labor migration and the family left behind," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 128(C).
    6. Pfeiffer, Friedhelm, 2014. "The Impact of Parents Migration on the Well-being of Children Left Behind: Initial Evidence from Romania," IZA Discussion Papers 8225, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    7. Batista, Catia & McKenzie, David, 2021. "Testing Classic Theories of Migration in the Lab," IZA Discussion Papers 14717, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    8. Sinha Rishabh, 2021. "Sectoral Productivity Gaps and Aggregate Productivity," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 21(1), pages 37-71, January.
    9. Giulia Bettin & Riccardo Lucchetti, 2016. "Steady streams and sudden bursts: persistence patterns in remittance decisions," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 29(1), pages 263-292, January.
    10. Sylvie Démurger, 2015. "Migration and families left behind," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 144-144, April.
    11. Agha Ali Akram & Shyamal Chowdhury & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2017. "Effects of Emigration on Rural Labor Markets," NBER Working Papers 23929, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    12. Iddisah Sulemana & Louis Doabil & Ebenezer Bugri Anarfo, 2019. "International Remittances and Subjective Wellbeing in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Micro-level Study," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 40(3), pages 524-539, September.
    13. Li Hao & Daniel Houser & Lei Mao & Marie Claire Villeval, 2014. "A Field Study of Chinese Migrant Workers' Attitudes Toward Risks, Strategic Uncertainty, and Competitiveness," Working Papers 1047, George Mason University, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science.
    14. Nijkamp, P. & Poot, H.J., 2012. "Migration impact assessment: A state of the art," Serie Research Memoranda 0009, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics.
    15. Litovchenko, A. & Chudinovskikh, O., 2022. "On the impact of acquiring citizenship on some socio-economic characteristics of migrants and their position in the labor market," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 53(1), pages 143-162.
    16. Ilan Kelman, 2019. "Imaginary Numbers of Climate Change Migrants?," Social Sciences, MDPI, vol. 8(5), pages 1-16, April.
    17. Monika Nová, 2019. "Dimension of Migration – Challenge or Concern for European Future?," International Journal of Innovation and Economic Development, Inovatus Services Ltd., vol. 5(3), pages 19-24, August.
    18. Michael A. Clemens & Timothy N. Ogden, 2020. "Migration and household finances: How a different framing can improve thinking about migration," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 38(1), pages 3-27, January.
    19. Hao, Li & Houser, Daniel & Mao, Lei & Villeval, Marie Claire, 2016. "Migrations, risks, and uncertainty: A field experiment in China," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 131(PA), pages 126-140.
    20. David McKenzie, 2012. "Learning about migration through experiments," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 1207, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
    21. Tullio, Federico & Bartolucci, Francesco, 2019. "Evaluating time-varying treatment effects in latent Markov models: An application to the effect of remittances on poverty dynamics," MPRA Paper 91459, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    22. Richard Brown & Jørgen Carling & Sonja Fransen & Melissa Siegel, 2014. "Measuring remittances through surveys," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 31(41), pages 1243-1274.
    23. Yago Martín & Zhenlong Li & Yue Ge & Xiao Huang, 2021. "Introducing Twitter Daily Estimates of Residents and Non-Residents at the County Level," Social Sciences, MDPI, vol. 10(6), pages 1-20, June.
    24. Fabiola MIERES & Siobhán MCGRATH, 2021. "Ripe to be heard: Worker voice in the Fair Food Program," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 160(4), pages 631-647, December.

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    Development Studies; Economics and Finance; Geography; Politics and Public Policy Research Methods; Social Policy and Sociology; Urban and Regional Studies;
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    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development


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