Researching Internal Migration is a comprehensive guide for researchers and professionals to study internal migration in developing and underdeveloped economies.

This book:

• Explains key theoretical concepts related to migration

• Guides students and researchers on how to design surveys and the utility of census data • Unravels the complexities of large data sets and their interpretation

• Includes techniques for indirect measurement

• Presents methodology for estimating remittances at the sub-national and national levels

• Acquaints the impact of migration during emergency situations or pandemics like COVID-19

• Offers perspectives and tools for evaluating the policy impact of migration

Accessibly written, this book will be an essential theoretical and empirical guide for researchers in development studies, public policy, population studies, human geography and migration and diaspora studies.

chapter 1|5 pages


chapter 2|14 pages

Basic Concepts and Migration Measures

chapter 3|18 pages

Migration Theories

An Evaluation and Synthesis

chapter 4|33 pages

Census-Based Migration Data

chapter 5|16 pages

Survey Data on Internal Migration

chapter 6|14 pages

Indirect Measurement of Internal Migration

chapter 7|13 pages

Consequences of Internal Migration

chapter 8|13 pages

Return Migration

chapter 9|18 pages

Migrants and Public Policies

chapter 10|6 pages