Do climate variations explain bilateral migration? A gravity model analysis

This paper investigates to what extent international migration can be explained by climatic variations. A gravity model of migration augmented with average temperature and precipitation in the country of origin is estimated using a panel data set of 142 sending countries for the period 1995 to 2006....

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Volume: 4
Main Author: Backhaus, Andreas
Martinez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada
Muris, Chris
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 01.12.2015
Springer Nature B.V
BioMed Central Ltd
published in: IZA journal of migration Vol. 4; no. 1; pp. 1 - 15
Data of publication: 20151200
ISSN: 2193-9039
EISSN: 2193-9039
Discipline: Political Science
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Springer Journals Complete - Open Access
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