There tends to be an increase in male migration into Spain during times of economic expansion, and during recessions, there is a rise in women as head of households. A study co-authored by Xiana Bueno, PhD, a sociologist and the Marie Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University, closely examines the nature of these demographic characteristics.
A new new study by Harvard Pop Center visiting scientist Sanjay Mohanty, PhD, that explores and compares poverty levels among non-migrants, intra-state migrants, inter-state migrants, and emigrants in India has been published in the Journal of International Migration and Integration.
Harvard Yerby Fellow Mariana Arcaya, ScD, is the focus of this HSPH The Big 3 news feature which asks the lead author of a recent article relating to Hurricane Katrina survivors three key questions about her research.
A study published in PNAS by Pop Center Yerby Fellow Mariana Arcaya, ScD, Faculty Members S V Subramanian (Subu), PhD, and Mary C. Waters, PhD, and colleague explores health as a determinant of neighborhood attainment (as opposed to the more typical theme of neighborhood effects on health) amongst Hurricane Katrina survivors.
Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty Kathleen Kahn and Stephen Tollman have co-authored a study that finds that in the Agincourt sub-district of northeast South Africa, temporary migration (migrants relocating mainly for work purposes and remaining linked to the rural household) is more important than age and gender in explaining variations in mortality, whatever the cause. The study suggests that public health policies should account for population mobility, and that the…