Causes And Consequences Of International Migration

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International migration of people is a momentous and complex phenomenon. Research on itscauses and consequences, requires sufficient data. While some datasets are available, the nature of migration complicates their scientific use. Virtually no existing dataset captures international migration trajectories. To alleviate these difficulties, we suggest to concentrate; • The international coordination of data collection methodologies and standardization of immigrant identifiers; • A longitudinal approach to data collection; • The inclusion of adequate information about relevant characteristics of migrants, including retrospective information, in surveys; • Minimal anonymization; • Immigrant boosters in existing surveys; • The use of modern technologies and facilitation of data service centers; and making data access a priority of data collection. This paper aims to present the migration and globalization: perspectives and challenges. MIGRATION AND GLOBALIZATION: PERSPECTIVES AND CHALLENGES Dr. S. KARTHIKEYAN & P. GNANA SOUNDARI INTODUCTION…show more content…
People migrate to improve their economic prospects, ensure a more secure living environment, re-unite with their family members, or avoid persecution in their country of origin. These among other reasons motivated the 3% of the world’s population who found themselves on an international migration trajectory in 2005. Since a large proportion of migrants head towards developed countries, the share of international migrants in these countries reached as much as 9.5% in 2005.1 These people experience not only important economic and social consequences of their move, but also psychological ones. Migration may involve a new job with higher pay, losing old and establishing new social ties, as well as psychological costs of missing the

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