International migration in India: levels, trends and policy implications

IIPS Newsl. 1994 Jan;35(1):1-9.


PIP: The author investigates recent trends in India's international migration, with a focus on the movement of professionals and other skilled workers to developed countries, and the temporary migration of workers to oil-rich Middle Eastern countries. In addition, trends in refugee migration, permanent emigration, and illegal migration from Bangladesh are outlined, and policy implications are considered.

MeSH terms

  • Asia
  • Demography
  • Developing Countries
  • Emigration and Immigration*
  • India
  • Population
  • Population Dynamics
  • Public Policy*
  • Refugees*
  • Transients and Migrants*