The Globalization of Migration: Has the World Become More Migratory? 1

  title={The Globalization of Migration: Has the World Become More Migratory? 1},
  author={Mathias Czaika and Hein de Haas},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  pages={283 - 323}
Although it is commonly believed that the volume, diversity, geographical scope, and overall complexity of international migration have increased as part of globalization processes, this idea has remained largely untested. This article analyzes shifts in global migration patterns between 1960 and 2000 using indices that simultaneously capture changes in the spread, distance, and intensity of migration. While the results challenge the idea that there has been a global increase in volume… Expand
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