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Two Centuries of International Migration

Ferrie, Joseph; Hatton, Timothy


This chapter provides an overview of trends and developments in international migration since the Industrial Revolution. We focus principally on long-distance migration to rich destination countries, the settler economies in the nineteenth century and later the OECD. The chapter describes the structure, direction, and determinants of migration flows and the assimilation experience of migrants. It also examines the impact of migration on destination and source countries, and explores the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Handbook of the Economics of International Migration 1A
DOI: /10.1016/B978-0-444-53764-5.00002-5


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