ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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POPULATION- Determinants and Consequences of Migration

April 7, 1984 POPULATION Determinants and Consequences of Migration Sharit Bhowmik MIGRATION has been regarded as the step-child of demography. Demographers have largely concentrated on measurement of the volume of migration neglecting its economic and social consequences. Even our population policy does not include migration in its per- view. In order to encourage population scientists to take a greater interest in this neglected field of demography, the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), which is the only association of demographers in the- country, organised a plenary .session on Determinants and Consequences of Internal and International Migration :an its annual conference at Jaipur on December 22-26 1983. The session was chaired by P B Desai and B K Roy Burman was the discussant. Six papers were presented, five of which dealt with the effects of migration in specific areas and one paper dealt with general migration trends in India.

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