The effect of migration on health of adults left behind in Indonesia.

@inproceedings{Lu2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of migration on health of adults left behind in Indonesia.},
  author={Yemeng Lu and Alan deBrauw and Ja Giles and Zachary Shawn Zimmer and Kim Marie Korinek and John E. Knodel and Napaporn B. Chayovan and Micahel Silverstein and Zhen Cong and Suhui Li and Randall Kuhn and Ali Ehsan Protik and Bethany Grace Everett and Rachel Silvey and Filiz Garip and Kathleen Ford and Aree Jampaklay and Apichat Chamratrithirong and Nikki Luke},
  year={2007}
}
The importance of migration both as loss of local support and labor and as a means of diversifying and enhancing household livelihood through remittances has provoked interest in the migration-health relationship for the left-behind population. A few recent papers have examined the impact of parents migration on the health of children left behind. Kanaiaupuni and Donato (1999) find higher rates of infant mortality in communities experiencing intense U.S. migration but they can be largely… CONTINUE READING

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