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Advancing Knowledge on International Migration: Data and Research Needs
As international migration connects each country of the world with all the others, addressing knowledge gaps will require international consensus on definitions and methods of data collection. This Policy and Rese...
Quantifying Global International Migration Flows
The article presents an innovative methodology for estimating migration flows based on changes in international migrant stocks. The article uses circular plots to visualise and explain flows, and presents findings...
PARiS21 Knowledge Database
PARiS21 (Partnership in statistics for development in the 21st century) is a global forum and network of statisticians, analysts, policy-makers, development professionals and other users of statistics which works&...
PARiS21 Database on Developing Innovative Solutions for Statistics
To respond to the increasing demand on countries to produce and make available faster and cheaper high-quality data, PARIS21 has developed selected innovative tools to help data agencies in developing countri...
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Zipline or trap? How the gig economy may affect immigrant integration
Globalisation, technological advances, and shifting norms and values are reshaping the way we work. One of the biggest trends in the past decade has been the rise of the “gig” or “platform” economy: casual, task-b...
Family is a major driver of migration. Family migration is the term used to categorize the migration of people who migrate due to new or established family ties, and it encompasses several sub-categories: reunific...
Migration data sources
The demands for migration data arising from the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development have prompted the international statistical community to review the use of traditional sources for migration data, such as po...
Gender and migration
The motives and consequences of human mobility are shaped by various factors such as customary rules based on gender expectations, ethnicity, race, age and class. Among these, it can be argued that gender has the ...
KCMD Dynamic Data Hub
A unique tool that gives access to many of the available European migration datasets through an interface which allows users to visualise time series and to perform data analysis across countri...
KCMD Migration Data Catalogue
An inventory of dataset descriptions made available by international organizations, European institutions and bodies (notably the European Commission and EU agencies) and some EU Member States. Many of the da...
UN National census questions repository
A database on how national censuses ask questions related to international migration. This portal disseminates questions asked by national population censuses, carried out since 2005, for selected characteristics,...
Standard Questions on International Migration: Guidance note for the use in population censuses and household surveys
This note provides guidance for improving the quality and comparability of international migration statistics collected through national population censuses and household surveys. It was prepared on the basis of a...
The Data Value Chain: Moving from Production to Impact
The data value chain describes the evolution of data from collection to analysis, dissemination, and the final impact of data on decision making. While the value chain can be applied to all types of data, it may b...
Migration and Youth: Challenges and Opportunities
This Thematic Report by the Global Migration Group (GMG) offers a comprehensive overview of the many facets of youth migration, from contexts of rural marginalization and environmental degradation where many young...
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