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Improving the Measurement and Policy Relevance of Migration Information in Multi-topic Household Surveys


Although migration has been an important phenomenon shaping the demographic profile of countries for centuries, the past decade has seen migration rapidly rise to become a prominent feature of the world economy. The main objective of this article is therefore to provide basic guidelines to researchers interested in studying migration for collecting migration information as part of a multi- topic household survey.


  • Alan de Brauw
  • Calogero Carletto

Issued on

May, 2012