Migration and Mobility

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Assessing Migration Patterns in Latin America by Combining Traditional and Digital Trace Data Sources

Emilio Zagheni, Emanuele Del Fava, Victoria Prieto Rosas (MPIDR / Programa de Población, Universidad de la República, Uruguay); in Collaboration with Julieta Bengochea, Camila Montiel (both: Programa de Población, Universidad de la República, Uruguay), Gabriel Barasch (Neuronal, Argentina), Martín Pedemonte (University of the Republic, School of Engineering, Montevideo, Uruguay)

This project investigates south-south migration flows and stocks in Uruguay and other Latin American countries, using traditional data (censuses, surveys, and administrative registers) as well as digital trace data and online surveys.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Data and Surveys, International Migration, Ethnic Minorities, Migration

Region keywords:

America, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela


Prieto Rosas, V.; Bengochea Soria, J.:
In: The Routledge history of modern Latin American migration, 62–77. New York: Routledge. (2023)
Wang, Z.; Prieto Rosas, V.; Márquez Scotti, C.; Bengochea Soria, J.:
International Migration Review, 1–11. (2023)    
Bengochea Soria, J.; Del Fava, E.; Prieto Rosas, V.; Zagheni, E.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2021-019. (2021)    
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