Volume 16 - Article 10 | Pages 287-314

Determinants and consequences of internal and international migration: The case of rural populations in the south of Veracruz, Mexico

By Luis Alberto del Rey Poveda

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Date received:27 Oct 2006
Date published:24 Apr 2007
Word count:8136
Keywords:consequences, determinants, family, intergenerational relations, internal migration, international migration, Mexico, migration, reproduction, rural population


This paper analyzes the current migration in rural population in the south of Veracruz state (Mexico). We identify three different spaces of migration, traditional markets, the northern border and the United States. Applying a multinomial logistic model and taking into account individual, family, and local characteristics of the migrants, we find different determinants in each space. These determinants are related to the objectives, needs and means of the migrants and their families. Otherwise, each space involves different consequences to the family in terms of the relationships between migrants and the rest of their relatives.

Author's Affiliation

Luis Alberto del Rey Poveda - Universidad de Salamanca, Spain [Email]

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