Migration within and out of developing countries: Responses to climate change and violence

01 January 2018 → Ongoing
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
    • Economic development, innovation, technological change and growth
    • Economic history
    • Macroeconomics and monetary economics
    • Microeconomics
    • Tourism
    • Economic geography
    • Human geography
    • Recreation, leisure and tourism geography
    • Urban and regional geography
    • Other social and economic geography
Migration drivers Climate change Conflict Security
Project description

The project seeks to provide a deeper understanding of the root causes of migration within and out of developing countries using an innovative micro level dataset. It will analyze people’s intentions and plans to respond to climate change and violence by migrating either internally or internationally, as well as the factors (household income, family composition, region of residence)
determining this choice.