Trends and Determinants of Migration in Sri Lanka

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Show simple item record De Silva, W.I. Perera, S. 2014-08-04T14:37:08Z 2014-08-04T14:37:08Z 2007
dc.description.abstract This is a comprehensive article covering all aspects of migration in the country, with appropriate definitions of different types of migration, and going on to trace the history of International migration, starting with the South Indian immigrant labour. The exodus of Sri Lankan labour migrants to the Gulf countries is next detailed, with trends and statistics including destination figures. Internal migration which is an area not given due prominence is also described, with migration theories, trends and patterns of such migration. Lifetime migration streams are another area which has received scant attention from social scientists, and this is dealt with in detail. Reasons for internal, international and lifetime migration is well researched and presented. The entire article is well supplemented with charts and tables. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Peoples Bank, Colombo en_US
dc.subject Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject International migration en_US
dc.title Trends and Determinants of Migration in Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.shortcitation Economic Review (33) 4-9 July/December 2007 en_US

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