Migration in Vietnam: New Evidence from Recent Surveys

  title={Migration in Vietnam: New Evidence from Recent Surveys},
  author={Ian A. Coxhead and Cuong Viet Nguyen and Linh Hoang Vu},
  journal={Labor: Public Policy \& Regulation eJournal},
The authors investigate determinants of individual migration decisions in Vietnam, a country with increasingly high levels of geographical labor mobility. Using data from the Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey (VHLSS) of 2012, the authors find that probability of migration is strongly associated with individual, household and community-level characteristics. The probability of migration is higher for young people and those with post-secondary education. Migrants are more likely to be… 

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