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Type: Journal article
Title: A multi sited approach to analysis of destination immigration data: an asian example
Author: Hugo, G.
Citation: International Migration Review, 2014; 48(4):998-1027
Publisher: Wiley
Issue Date: 2014
ISSN: 0197-9183
1747-7379
Statement of
Responsibility: 
Graeme Hugo
Abstract: There has been a bias in standard international migration data collection and research toward immigration and destinations while emigration origins have been neglected. This has hampered our ability to provide a substantial empirical base for migration and development policy decision making in origin areas. While improvement of migration data collection in origin countries remains an important priority, this paper argues that much can be learned about emigration from low income countries from immigration data in high income destinations. Migration stock and flow data from Australia are used to provide information on the scale and nature of movement between Asia and Australia. It establishes that there are important but different flows in both directions which belie traditional conceptualisations of south-north migration and this has significant implications for the effects of migration on economic development.
Rights: © 2014 by the Center for Migration Studies of New York. All rights reserved.
RMID: 0030024004
DOI: 10.1111/imre.12149
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