Migration and fertility in Malaysia: a tale of two hypotheses.

  title={Migration and fertility in Malaysia: a tale of two hypotheses.},
  author={Robert L. Bach},
  journal={The International migration review},
  volume={15 3},
2 hypotheses that are prevalent in the migration and fertility literature, are tested using data from the 1966-67 West Malaysian Family Survey. Particular attention is paid to conceptual and methodological frameworks of research and study of sociodemographic trends in Malaysia. Noting that confusion exists in previous studies of migration and fertility, especially in regards to comparing migrants and nonmigrants with residence background and migration experience, the 2 hypotheses are discussed… CONTINUE READING