Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170101726 [ 2017 - 2023 ]

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Researchers Dr Yan Tan; A/Prof Andrew Rosser; A/Prof Fei Guo; Prof Brenda Yeoh

Brief description This study aims to incorporate diaspora, circular migration and transnational linkages into demographic concepts of population and migration. Transnationalism’s replacement of permanent movements as the dominant paradigm in migration studies raises questions for demographic measurement and the study of migration. This project will use traditional demographic data with integrated quantitative and qualitative research to analyse the diaspora–migration–development nexus. It will study four countries to understand the characteristics of diasporas, their international linkages and their potential for enhancing development in origin countries. This is expected to generate policy advice on how to maximise the economic potential of diaspora.

Funding Amount $544,500

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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