Droughts augment youth migration in Northern Latin America and the Caribbean

  title={Droughts augment youth migration in Northern Latin America and the Caribbean},
  author={Javier E. Baez and German Daniel Caruso and Valerie Mueller and Chiyu Niu},
  journal={Climatic Change},
While evidence on the linkages between migration and climate is starting to emerge, the subject remains largely under-researched at regional scale. Knowledge on the matter is particularly important for Northern Latin America and the Caribbean, a region of the world characterized by exceptionally high migration rates and substantial exposure to natural hazards. We link individual-level information from multiple censuses for eight countries in the region with natural disaster indicators… Expand

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