Towards improved estimates of Senegalese emigration flows and understanding of the role of social networks and health as transmission channels for climate-induced migration.

01 October 2022 → 30 September 2027
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Labour and demographic economics
    • Data collection and data estimation methodology, computer programs
    • Migration
Migration Digital data Climate change Network effects Health
Project description

This project delivers improved statistics on Senegalese emigration through a combination of traditional (typically incomplete and outdated) and digital data; and empirically analyses the role of social networks (estimated using digital data as well) and health as – often overlooked - channels through which climate change may affect migration, thereby controlling for traditional determinants of migration decisions in Senegal.