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  • Working papers

    MoVE (methods: visual: explore) Examining the use of participatory visual and narrative methods to explore the lived experience of migrants in Southern Africa (WP50) [PDF 1.40MB]

    July 2017

    Elsa Oliveira and Jo Vearey

    • Communities
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Emic perspectives on brokering international migration for construction from Bangladesh to Qatar (WP49) [PDF 624.78KB]

    March 2017

    C.R. Abrar, Priya Deshingkar, Mirza Taslima Sultana, Kazi Nurmohammad Hossainul Haque, and Md Selim Reza

    • Migration industry
    • International migration
    • South Asia
    • Middle East
    • Bangladesh
    • Qatar

    Gendered dynamics of remitting and remittance use in Northern Ghana (WP48) [PDF 802.72KB]

    March 2017

    Joseph Kofi Teye, Mariama Awumbila, and Akosua Darkwah

    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Domestic work
    • Gender
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Brokerage in migrant domestic work in Ghana: complex social relations and mixed outcomes (WP47) [PDF 902.46KB]

    January 2017

    Mariama Awumbila, Priya Deshingkar, Leander Kandilige, Joseph Kofi Teye, and Mary Setrana

    • Migration industry
    • Domestic work
    • Gender
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Translocal subjectivities within households 'in flux' in Indonesia (WP46) [PDF 663.94KB]

    October 2016

    Maria Platt, Khoo Choon Yen, Brenda SA Yeoh, Gavin Luymes and Theodora Lam

    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Gender
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia

    How unpopular policies are made: Policy making for migrant women in South Africa, Bangladesh and Singapore (WP45) [PDF 694.08KB]

    October 2016

    Ingrid Palmary and Thea de Gruchy

    • Policy processes
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Singapore
    • South Africa

    Gains and Losses from Internal Migration: Evidence from Migrant-Sending Households in Ghana (WP44) [PDF 1.08MB]

    September 2016

    Mariama Awumbila, Louis Boayke-Yiadom, Eva-Maria Egger, Julie Litchfield, Joseph Kofi Teye, and Collins Yeboah

    • Income and remittances
    • Internal migration
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Of Local Places and Local People: Understanding Migration in Peripheral Capitalist Outposts (WP43) [PDF 783.52KB]

    September 2016

    Akosua K. Darkwah, Mariama Awumbila, and Joseph Kofi Teye

    • Gender
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Gendered Practices of Remittances in Bangladesh: A Poststructuralist Perspective (WP42) [PDF 643.65KB]

    September 2016

    Syeda Rozana Rashid

    • Gender
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    Does Migration Improve Living Standards of Migrant-Sending Households? Evidence from Rural Ethiopia (WP41) [PDF 1.15MB]

    September 2016

    Yousra Abdelmoneim and Julie Litchfield

    • Income and remittances
    • Internal migration
    • Migration data
    • Rural-urban migration
    • East Africa
    • Ethiopia

    Choosing a Life: Remittances and Youth Aspirations in Bangladeshi Villages (WP40) [PDF 581.07KB]

    September 2016

    Syeda Rozana Rashid and Jalal Uddin Sikder

    • Gender
    • Income and remittances
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    Changing Policy: Lessons from the Trafficking in Persons Act (2013) in South Africa (WP39) [PDF 849.82KB]

    September 2016

    Ingrid Palmary and Thea de Gruchy

    • Policy processes
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Who's holding the bomb? Debt-financed migration in Singapore's domestic work industry (WP38) [PDF 1015.92KB]

    August 2016

    Charmian Goh, Kellynn Wee, and Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    • Domestic work
    • Migration industry
    • Policy processes
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore

    Public Policy Formation: A Case Study of Domestic Workers in Bangladesh (WP37) [PDF 1.21MB]

    July 2016

    ASM Ashraf

    • Domestic work
    • Policy processes
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    The Dynamics of Policy Formulation and Implementation: A Case Study of Singapore's Mandatory Weekly Day Off Policy for Migrant Domestic Workers (WP36) [PDF 786.89KB]

    May 2016

    Chiu Yee Koh, Charmian Goh, Kellynn Wee, and Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    • Domestic work
    • Policy processes
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore

    Migration and Socio-Economic Development in African Cities: The Dual Challenge to the Aerotropolis Project of South Africa's Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (WP35) [PDF 601.46KB]

    May 2016

    Jean Pierre Misago

    • Communities
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme: An Object Lesson in Policy Making – But for Whom? (WP34) [PDF 809.79KB]

    January 2016

    L. Alan Winters

    • Policy processes
    • Australasia
    • New Zealand

    Moving to greener pastures? Internal migration, land tenure and poverty in mid-Ghana (WP33) [PDF 1.24MB]

    January 2016

    Jon Sward

    • Internal migration
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Migration Consumption Smoothing and Household Income: Evidence from Thailand (WP32) [PDF 841.42KB]

    May 2016

    Ju Qiu and Yaping Wu

    • Income and remittances
    • Migration data
    • Southeast Asia
    • Thailand

    Migration and Social Networks: Evidence from Bangladesh (WP31) [PDF 672.74KB]

    September 2015

    Julie Litchfield, Raisul Mahmood, Tasneem Siddiqui, Eva-Maria Egger, and Shayan Ansari

    • Gender
    • Internal migration
    • International migration
    • Migration data
    • Rural-urban migration
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    Pragmatic Pathways: Critical Perspectives on Research Uptake in the Global South (WP30) [PDF 668.96KB]

    September 2015

    Kudakwashe P. Vanyoro

    • Policy processes
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Migrating out of Poverty in Zimbabwe (WP29) [PDF 914.05KB]

    September 2015

    Vupenyu Dzingirai, Eva-Maria Egger, Loren Landau, Julie Litchfield, Patience Mutopo and KefasiNyikahadzoi

    • Gender
    • Income and remittances
    • Migration data
    • Regional migration
    • Southern Africa
    • Zimbabwe

    Are Migrant Households better off than Non-Migrant Households? Evidence from Ghana (WP28) [PDF 1.01MB]

    September 2015

    Mariama Awumbila, Joseph Kofi Teye, Julie Litchfield, Louis Boakye-Yiadom, Priya Deshingkar, and Peter Quartey

    • Gender
    • Income and remittances
    • Migration data
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    How Migration into Urban Construction Work Impacts on Rural Households in Nepal (WP27) [PDF 1.25MB]

    April 2015

    Jagannath Adhikari and Priya Deshingkar

    • Communities
    • Gender
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Rural-urban migration
    • South Asia
    • Nepal

    Migration and Precarious Work: Negotiating Debt, Employment, and Livelihood Strategies Amongst Bangladeshi Migrant Men Working in Singapore’s Construction Industry (WP26) [PDF 897.61KB]

    February 2015

    Grace Baey and Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    • Construction work
    • Gender
    • International migration
    • Migration data
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Bangladesh
    • Singapore

    Structural Conditions and Agency in Migrant Decision Making: A case of domestic and construction workers from Java, Indonesia (WP25) [PDF 651.81KB]

    February 2015

    Khoo Choon Yen, Maria Platt, Brenda S.A. Yeoh and Theodora Lam

    • Construction work
    • Domestic work
    • Gender
    • Regional migration
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore

    Migration and Information Communication Technology Use: A Case Study of Indonesian Domestic Workers in Singapore (WP24) [PDF 562.73KB]

    December 2014

    Maria Platt, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Kristel Anne Acedera, Khoo Choon Yen, Grace Baey and Theodora Lam

    • Domestic work
    • Gender
    • Policy processes
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore

    Institutional Strengthening of the Office of Labour Attaché: Research Findings from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka (WP23) [PDF 636.86KB]

    November 2014

    C. R. Abrar, S. Irudaya Rajan, L. K. Ruhunage & Tasneem Siddiqui

    • International migration
    • Migration industry
    • Middle East
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • India
    • Sri Lanka

    Gendered Migration Patterns, Processes and Outcomes: Results from a Household Survey in Ponorogo, Indonesia (WP22) [PDF 1.13MB]

    October 2014

    Khoo Choon Yen, Maria Platt, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Silvia Mila Arlini, Grace Baey, Theodora Lam, Sukamdi, Julie Litchfield and Endang Sugiyarto

    • Gender
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Migration data
    • Regional migration
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia

    Is Migration the Solution to Poverty Alleviation in Kenya? Rural-Urban Migration Experiences of Migrants from Western Kenya to Kisumu and Nairobi (WP21) [PDF 1.20MB]

    September 2014

    John O. Oucho, Linda A. Oucho and Vollan Ochieng

    • Internal migration
    • Rural-urban migration
    • East Africa
    • Kenya

    Counting the Cost of Securitising South Africa’s Immigration Regime (WP20) [PDF 594.71KB]

    September 2014

    Gregory Mthembu-Salter, Roni Amit,
    Chandre Gould and Loren B. Landau

    • Policy processes
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Managing Migration in Southern Africa: Tools for Evaluating Local Government Responsiveness (WP19) [PDF 712.03KB]

    September 2014

    Caitlin Blaser and Loren B. Landau

    • Policy processes
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Confirmations, Coffins and Corn: Kinship, Social Networks and Remittances from South Africa to Zimbabwe (WP18) [PDF 689.82KB]

    September 2014

    Vupenyu Dzingirai, Patience Mutopo and
    Loren B. Landau

    • Income and remittances
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Regional migration
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa
    • Zimbabwe

    Poverty, Youth and Rural-Urban Migration in Ethiopia (WP17) [PDF 672.00KB]

    July 2014

    Adamnesh Atnafu, Linda Oucho and Benjamin Zeitlyn

    • Construction work
    • Domestic work
    • Internal migration
    • Rural-urban migration
    • East Africa
    • Ethiopia

    International Migration, Trade and Aid: A Survey (WP16) [PDF 1.02MB]

    July 2014

    Christopher Parsons and L. Alan Winters

    • International migration
    • Policy processes
    • Australasia
    • East Africa
    • Middle East
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Cambodia
    • Ethiopia
    • Ghana
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Kenya
    • Nepal
    • Nigeria
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • Sri Lanka
    • Thailand
    • Rwanda
    • Uganda
    • Vietnam
    • Zimbabwe

    Does Migration for Domestic Work Reduce Poverty? A Review of the Literature and an Agenda for Research (WP15) [PDF 653.26KB]

    May 2014

    Priya Deshingkar and Benjamin Zeitlyn with Bridget Holtom

    • Domestic work
    • Internal migration
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Regional migration
    • East Africa
    • South Asia
    • West Africa

    Internal and Regional Migration for Construction Work: A Research Agenda (WP14) [PDF 675.01KB]

    May 2014

    Benjamin Zeitlyn and Priya Deshingkar with Bridget Holtom

    • Construction work
    • Internal migration
    • South Asia

    Can Rural-Urban Migration into Slums Reduce Poverty? Evidence from Ghana (WP13) [PDF 1.52MB]

    April 2014

    Mariama Awumbila, George Owusu, Joseph Kofi Teye

    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Internal Remittances and Poverty: Further evidence from Africa and Asia (WP12) [PDF 1.68MB]

    March 2014

    Andy McKay and Priya Deshingkar

    • Income and remittances
    • Internal migration
    • International migration
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Nigeria
    • Rwanda
    • South Africa
    • Uganda
    • Vietnam

    Social Polarisation and Migration to Johannesburg (WP11) [PDF 996.56KB]

    November 2013

    Jacqueline Borel-Saladin

    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Financing Migration, Generating Remittances and the Building of Livelihood Strategies: A Case Study of Indonesian Migrant Women as Domestic Workers in Singapore (WP10) [PDF 1.36MB]

    November 2013

    Maria Platt, Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Grace Baey, Khoo Choon Yen, Theodora Lam, Dhiman Das & Miriam Ee

    • Domestic work
    • Gender
    • Income and remittances
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Migration data
    • Regional migration
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore

    Rural-Urban and Urban-Rural Migration Flows as Indicators of Economic Opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa: What do the data tell us? (WP09) [PDF 919.38KB]

    September 2013

    Deborah Potts

    • Rural-urban migration
    • Southern Africa

    A Review of Internal and Regional Migration Policy in Southeast Asia (WP08) [PDF 797.10KB]

    September 2013

    Maureen Hickey, Pitra Narendra and Katie Rainwater

    • Internal migration
    • Policy processes
    • Regional migration
    • Southeast Asia

    Internal Migration Remittances and Poverty (WP07) [PDF 1.47MB]

    2012

    Adriana Castaldo, Priya Deshingkar and Andy McKay

    • Income and remittances
    • Internal migration
    • South Asia
    • West Africa
    • Ghana
    • India

    Human Mobility and Climate Change adaptation policy: A review of migration in National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs) (WP06) [PDF 1.09MB]

    March 2012

    Jon Sward and Samuel Codjoe

    • Policy processes
    • Australasia
    • East Africa
    • Middle East
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Cambodia
    • Ethiopia
    • Ghana
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Kenya
    • Nepal
    • Nigeria
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • Sri Lanka
    • Thailand
    • Rwanda
    • Uganda
    • Vietnam
    • Zimbabwe

    Decent Work Country Programmes And Human Mobility (WP05) [PDF 1.32MB]

    March 2012

    Priya Deshingkar, Jon Sward and Elisenda Estruch-Puertas

    • Policy processes
    • Australasia
    • East Africa
    • Middle East
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Cambodia
    • Ethiopia
    • Ghana
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Kenya
    • Nepal
    • Nigeria
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • Sri Lanka
    • Thailand
    • Rwanda
    • Uganda
    • Vietnam
    • Zimbabwe

    Impact of Migration on Poverty and Development (WP02) [PDF 668.27KB]

    September 2012

    Tasneem Siddiqui

    • Internal migration
    • International migration
    • Australasia
    • East Africa
    • Middle East
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Cambodia
    • Ethiopia
    • Ghana
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Kenya
    • Nepal
    • Nigeria
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • Sri Lanka
    • Thailand
    • Rwanda
    • Uganda
    • Vietnam
    • Zimbabwe

    Drivers of Migration (WP01) [PDF 702.97KB]

    March 2012

    Nicholas Van Hear, Oliver Bakewell and Katy Long

    • Internal migration
    • International migration
    • Regional migration
    • Australasia
    • East Africa
    • Middle East
    • South Asia
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Cambodia
    • Ethiopia
    • Ghana
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Kenya
    • Nepal
    • Nigeria
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • Sri Lanka
    • Thailand
    • Rwanda
    • Uganda
    • Vietnam
    • Zimbabwe
  • Journal articles

    Bangladeshi construction workers and the politics of (im)mobility in Singapore

    Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Grace Baey, Maria Platt and Kellynn Wee

    City, 2017

    • Construction work
    • Migration industry
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore
    • Indonesia
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Responsible adults-in-the-making: Intergenerational impact of parental migration on Indonesian young women’s aspirational capacity

    Choon Yen Khoo and Brenda SA Yeoh

    Geoforum, 2017

    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Income and remittances
    • Migration industry
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore
    • Indonesia
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Who Migrates? Tracking Gendered Access to Migration Within Households “In Flux” Across Time

    Choon Yen Khoo, Maria Platt and Brenda SA Yeoh

    Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 2017

    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Gender
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Migration governance and the migration industry in Asia: moving domestic workers from Indonesia to Singapore

    Charmian Goh, Kellynn Wee and Brenda SA Yeoh

    International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 2017

    • Domestic work
    • Migration industry
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Cultural mediation through vernacularization: framing rights claims through the day-off campaign for migrant domestic workers in Singapore

    Chiu Yee Koh, Kellynn Wee, Charmian Goh, and Brenda SA Yeoh

    International Migration, 2017

    • Domestic work
    • Migration industry
    • Policy processes
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Drivers of migration policy reform: The day off policy for migrant domestic workers in Singapore

    Chiu Yee Koh, Charmian Goh, Kellynn Wee, and Brenda SA Yeoh

    Global Social Policy, 2016

    • Domestic work
    • Migration industry
    • Policy processes
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Debt, precarity and gender: Male and female temporary labour migrants in Singapore

    Maria Platt, Grace Baey, Brenda SA Yeoh, Choon Yen Khoo, and Theodora Lam

    Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, 2016

    • Construction work
    • Domestic work
    • Gender
    • Income and remittances
    • Southeast Asia
    • South Asia
    • Singapore
    • Bangladesh
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Renegotiating migration experiences: Indonesian domestic workers in Singapore and use of information communication technologies

    Maria Platt, Brenda SA Yeoh, Kristel Anne Acedera and Choon Yen Khoo

    New Media & Society, 2016

    • Domestic work
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Labour Migration to the Construction Sector in India and its Impact on Rural Poverty

    Ravi Srivastava and Rajib Sutradhar

    Indian Journal of Human Development, 2016

    • Construction work
    • Income and remittances
    • South Asia
    • India

    Of silent maids, skilled gardeners and careful madams: gendered dynamics and strategies of migrant domestic workers in Accra, Ghana

    Mariama Awumbila, Joseph Kofi Teye, and Joseph Awatori Yaro

    GeoJournal, 2016

    • Construction work
    • Gender
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana
    • Centre for Migration Studies, Ghana

    Towards contextualised, disaggregated and intersectional understandings of migration in India

    Priya Deshingkar

    Asian Population Studies, 2016

    • Construction work
    • Internal migration
    • South Asia
    • India
    • Migrating out of Poverty

    Indonesian domestic workers and the (un)making of transnational livelihoods and provisional futures

    Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Maria Platt, Choon Yen Khoo, Theodora Lam, and Grace Baey

    Social & Cultural Geography, 2016

    • Domestic work
    • International migration
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Social Networks, Migration Trajectories and Livelihood Strategies of Migrant Domestic and Construction Workers in Accra, Ghana

    Mariama Awumbila, Joseph Kofi Teye, and Joseph Awetori Yaro

    Journal of Asian and African Studies, 2016

    • Construction work
    • Domestic work
    • Internal migration
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore
    • Centre for Migration Studies, Ghana

    Women Moving Within Borders: Gender and Internal Migration dynamics in Ghana

    Mariama Awumbila

    Ghana Journal of Geography, 2015

    • Gender
    • Internal migration
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana
    • Centre for Migration Studies, Ghana

    The life struggles and successes of the migrant construction worker in Accra, Ghana

    Joseph Awetori Yaro, Mariama Awumbila, and Joseph Kofi Teye

    Ghana Journal of Geography, 2015

    • Construction work
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana
    • Centre for Migration Studies, Ghana

    South‐South Migration for Domestic Work and Poverty

    Priya Deshingkar and Benjamin Zeitlyn

    Geography Compass, 2015

    • Domestic work
    • Regional migration
    • Southeast Asia
    • South Asia
    • Middle East
    • Migrating out of Poverty

    Temporalités, savoir-faire et modes d’action des enfants travailleurs migrants au sein de la parenté élargie en Afrique de l’Ouest

    Dorte Thorsen and Mélanie Jacquemin

    Canadian Journal of African Studies, 2015

    • Gender
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • West Africa
    • Burkina Faso
    • Ivory Coast
    • Migrating out of Poverty

    Climate-related migration in rural Bangladesh: a behavioural model

    Maxmillan Martin, Motasim Billah, Tasneem Siddiqui, Chowdhury Abrar, Richard Black, Dominic Kniveton

    Population and Environment, 2014

    • Climate change
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh
    • Migrating out of Poverty

    ‘Upwards’ or ‘Sideways’ cosmopolitanism? Talent/labour/marriage migrations in the globalising city-state of Singapore

    Brenda S. A. Yeoh

    Migration Studies, 2013

    • Migration industry
    • Policy processes
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore
    • Asia Research Institute, Singapore

    Prospects for free movement in the East African Community

    Oucho, J.O.

    Regions and Cohesion, 2013

    • Internal migration
    • Regional migration
    • East Africa
    • Kenya
    • African Migration and Development Policy Centre, Kenya

    Planning and Participation in Cities that Move: Identifying Obstacles to Municipal Mobility Management

    Loren B. Landau, Aurelia Segatti and Jean Pierre Misago

    Public Administration and Development, 2013

    • Internal migration
    • Policy processes
    • Regional migration
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa
    • African Centre for Migration & Society, South Africa

    Changing Local Government Responses to Migration in South Africa

    Loren B. Landau

    Die Erde, 2012

    • Internal migration
    • Policy processes
    • Regional migration
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa
    • African Centre for Migration & Society, South Africa
  • Policy briefs

    The dual challenge to the aerotropolis project of South Africa's Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality [PDF 775.91KB]

    African Centre for Migration & Society, South Africa, 2017

    • Communities
    • Policy processes
    • Rural-urban migration
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Migration, Marriage and Intra-Household Dynamics: Lessons from Bangladesh, Ghana and Indonesia [PDF 1.40MB]

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2017

    • Gender
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Southeast Asia
    • South Asia
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Ghana
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore

    Strengthening migration data for decision making: innovations in design and collection [PDF 1.45MB]

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2017

    • Income and remittances
    • Migration industry
    • Bangladesh
    • Ghana
    • Indonesia
    • Ethiopia
    • Zimbabwe

    The business model of brokers in Bangladesh, Ghana, and Singapore: Lessons for policy [PDF 409.85KB]

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2017

    • Migration industry
    • Southeast Asia
    • South Asia
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Ghana
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore
    • Qatar

    Poverty reducing potential of labour migration for construction work: Lessons from South Asia [PDF 406.81KB]

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2017

    • Construction work
    • Gender
    • Income and remittances
    • Rural-urban migration
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh
    • India
    • Nepal

    "To Become Successful": Impacts of parent migration on youth's educational opportunities and aspirations in Ponrongo, Indonesia [PDF 1.60MB]

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2017

    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia

    Changing Policy: Lessons from the Passing of the 2013 South African TIP Act [PDF 574.11KB]

    African Centre for Migration & Society, South Africa, 2016

    • Policy processes
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    Thinking twice: Myths about migration [PDF 2.21MB]

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2016

    • Internal migration
    • International migration
    • Regional migration
    • Rural-urban migration
    • Southeast Asia
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa
    • Ghana
    • Singapore
    • South Africa

    "The current system is no good": The Challenges of Singapore's Domestic Work Industry [PDF 468.15KB]

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2016

    • Domestic work
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore

    Social Benefits and Losses of Migrating into Cities in Ghana [PDF 385.09KB]

    Centre for Migration Studies, Ghana, 2016

    • Income and remittances
    • Internal migration
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Migration into Cities in Ghana: The Economic Benefits to Migrants and their Households [PDF 1.16MB]

    Centre for Migration Studies, Ghana, 2016

    • Income and remittances
    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    Public Policy Formulation: A Case Study of Domestic Workers in Bangladesh [PDF 515.12KB]

    Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh, 2016

    • Domestic work
    • Policy processes
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    Impact of Remittances on Education and Human Resource Development: Evidence from Bangladesh [PDF 6.24MB]

    Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh, 2016

    • Income and remittances
    • International migration
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    Migration as a Pro-Poor Livelihood Strategy: The case of Ponorogo Policy Booklet [PDF 1.82MB]

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2015

    • Gender
    • Income and remittances
    • Migration data
    • Policy processes
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia

    Precarious Labour: Bangladeshi construction workers in Singapore [PDF 825.15KB]

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2015

    • Construction work
    • Migration industry
    • Southeast Asia
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh
    • Singapore

    Rural-Urban Migration and Poverty in Ethiopia [PDF 407.84KB]

    African Migration and Development Policy Centre, Kenya, 2014

    • Rural-urban migration
    • East Africa
    • Ethiopia

    Impact of Labour Migration to the Construction Sector on Poverty: Evidence from India [PDF 936.79KB]

    Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh, 2014

    • Construction work
    • South Asia
    • India

    Internal migrant construction workers in Nepal: tackling exploitative labour practices to enhance migration’s impact on poverty reduction [PDF 1.69MB]

    Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh, 2014

    • Construction work
    • Migration industry
    • South Asia
    • Nepal

    Internal Migrant Workers and the Construction Sector in Bangladesh: Tackling informality and exploitative labour practices [PDF 1.26MB]

    Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh, 2014

    • Construction work
    • Migration industry
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    The costs and benefits of domestic work as a livelihood strategy [PDF 420.08KB]

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2014

    • Domestic work
    • Migration industry
    • Southeast Asia
    • Singapore

    Ensuring Decent Work in Singapore's Domestic Work Industry [PDF 803.22KB]

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2013

    • Domestic work
    • Migration industry
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore

    Migrating out of Poverty? Evidence from Informal Settlements in Accra, Ghana [PDF 877.88KB]

    Centre for Migration Studies, Ghana, 2013

    • Rural-urban migration
    • West Africa
    • Ghana

    A region without borders? Policy frameworks for regional labour migration toward South Africa [PDF 214.67KB]

    African Centre for Migration & Society, South Africa, 2013

    • Policy processes
    • Southern Africa
    • South Africa

    BP02 (March 2012) 'Migration in National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs)' [PDF 496.66KB]

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2012

    • Climate change
    • Policy processes
    • East Africa
    • Southern Africa
    • West Africa

    BP01 (October 2011) 'Internal migration and poverty: Evidence from Ghana and India' [PDF 694.86KB]

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2011

    • Income and remittances
    • Internal migration
    • South Asia
    • West Africa
    • Ghana
    • India
  • Creative outputs

    Voices of migrants and those closest to them: Ten everyday stories of extraordinary people living with the effects of migration (4MB)

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2017

    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Southeast Asia
    • South Asia
    • West Africa
    • Bangladesh
    • Ghana
    • Indonesia

    Precarious Migration: Voices of Undocumented Cambodian Migrants (8MB) THAI version

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2017

    • Construction work
    • Regional migration
    • South Asia
    • Cambodia
    • Thailand

    Precarious Migration: Voices of Undocumented Cambodian Migrants (4.4MB) KHMER version

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2017

    • Construction work
    • Regional migration
    • South Asia
    • Cambodia
    • Thailand

    Precarious Migration: Voices of Undocumented Cambodian Migrants (7.6MB) ENGLISH version

    Migrating out of Poverty, 2016

    • Construction work
    • Regional migration
    • South Asia
    • Cambodia
    • Thailand

    Gone Home

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2016

    • Construction work
    • Regional migration
    • Southeast Asia
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh
    • Singapore

    Small Town, Big Dreams

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2016

    • International migration
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Regional migration
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia

    Awareness on Migration and Youth Aspirations

    Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh, 2016

    • Gender
    • International migration
    • Intra-household dynamics
    • Middle East
    • South Asia
    • Bangladesh

    Ceria

    Asia Research Institute, Singapore, 2015

    • Domestic work
    • Southeast Asia
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore

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