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1

What are the main reasons behind increasing migration complexity (6 if possible)?

Economic Globalisation
Emancipation of Women
South to south flows are equal to north to south flows
Persecution
Policy changes
Bilateral corridors

2

How does economic globalisation affect migrant complexity?

New places of origin and destination
Remittances
Improved transport and communication

3

How does emancipation of women affect migrant complexity?

More skilled workers overall
More balanced workforce

4

How does south to south migration affect migrant complexity?

More are fleeing conflict
Inc awareness of opportunities in the south

5

What is the name of the line that divides the north and south?

Brandt Line

6

Define international migrant stock:

Number of people born in a country other than which they live in now (including refugees)

7

How does persecution affect migration complexity?

More migrants fleeing for more reasons (economic hardship, political safety, property destruction)

8

What migration policy changes have been made in recent years?

Australia -> Points System
Pakistan -> Pro emigration, promote manpower abroad, support diasporas

9

How have bilateral corridor developments affected migration complexity?

Cost of travel (proximity)
Ease of access and efficiency
Improved employment opportunities

10

What is the major bilateral migration corridor that we looked at?

Mexico to USA