Perceptions of environmental change and migration decisions

  title={Perceptions of environmental change and migration decisions},
  author={Vally Koubi and Sebastian Stoll and Gabriele Spilker},
  journal={Climatic Change},
While climate change is projected to increase displacement of people, knowledge on this issue remains limited and fragmented. In his paper we focus on the micro-level and study the effects of individual perceptions of different types of environmental events (i.e., sudden/short-term vs. slow-onset/long-term) on migration decisions. Our results based on newly collected micro-level survey data from Vietnam shows that while slow-onset environmental events, such as droughs, significantly decrease… Expand

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