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Migration Patterns in Pakistan: Preliminary Results from the PLM Survey, 1979

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  • Mohammad, Irfan
  • Demery, Lionel
  • Ghulam Mohammad, Arif
  • Farooqui, Furqan Ahmad
  • Tariq, Javed
  • Haq, Rashida
  • Khan, Ghani

Abstract

This paper reports some preliminary results of the PLM survey, as they relate to migration flews in Pakistan. Section II reviews the implications of the data collection methodology, and is followed (in Section III) by an analysis of the major flows of internal migration. Section IV deals separately with international migration and Section VIII draws some concluding observations.

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  • Mohammad, Irfan & Demery, Lionel & Ghulam Mohammad, Arif & Farooqui, Furqan Ahmad & Tariq, Javed & Haq, Rashida & Khan, Ghani, 1983. "Migration Patterns in Pakistan: Preliminary Results from the PLM Survey, 1979," MPRA Paper 39606, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Ijaz Gilani & M. Fahim Khan & Munawar Iqbal, 1981. "Labour Migration from Pakistan to the Middle East and its Impact on the Domestic Economy. Part III (Sample Design & Field-Work)," PIDE-Working Papers 1981:128, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
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    1. Abbasi, Nasreen & Mohammad, Irfan & Gil, Javed Akbar & Ghulam Mustafa, Zahid & Ghulam Mohammad, Arif, 1983. "Socio-economic effects of international migration on the families left behind," MPRA Paper 39609, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Azra Perveen, 1993. "Inter-Provincial Migration in Pakistan 1971-1981," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 32(4), pages 725-735.
    3. Mir Anjum Altaf & Obaidullah, 1992. "The Spatial Pattern of International Labour Flows from and to Pakistan: A Preliminary Analysis," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 31(2), pages 145-164.
    4. Naushin Mahmood, 2009. "Population and Development Demographic Research at PIDE," PIDE Books, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, number 2009:1 edited by Rashid Amjad & Aurangzeb A. Hashmi, December.
    5. Mohammad Irfan & Meekal Aziz Ahmed, 1985. "Real Wages in Pakistan: Structure and Trends,1970-841," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 24(3-4), pages 423-440.
    6. Andrew P. Barkley, 1991. "The Determinants of Interdistrict Labour In-migration in Pakistan, 1971-1980," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 30(3), pages 275-296.

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    Keywords

    Migration flows in Pakistan; household survey; International Migration;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • R2 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis
    • R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population

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