Rural-to-Urban Migration and Changes in Health Among Young Adults in Thailand

  title={Rural-to-Urban Migration and Changes in Health Among Young Adults in Thailand},
  author={Elizabeth Nauman and Mark Vanlandingham and Philip Anglewicz and Umaporn Patthavanit and Sureeporn Punpuing},
We investigate the impacts of rural-to-urban migration on the health of young adult migrants. A key methodological challenge involves the potentially confounding effects of selection on the relationship between migration and health. Our study addresses this challenge in two ways. To control for potential effects of prior health status on post-migration health outcomes, we employ a longitudinal approach. To control for static unobserved characteristics that can affect migration propensity as… CONTINUE READING


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