AN ANALYSIS ON INTER-STATE MIGRATION IN KERALA

Author's Name: Anju C Mohan
Subject Area: Social Science and Humanities
Subject Economics
Section Informative Article

Keyword:

Interstate migration, internal migration, linear regression


Abstract

The paper studies the various aspects of inter state migration in Kerala. The existence of high wage and lack of unskilled and semi skilled workers resulted in the high influx of migrant workers to the state. The study traces the socio economic characteristics of migrant workers and also identified the factors that determine the standard of living of migrant workers in Kerala.A linear regression model is employed to analyse on what extent these factors determines the standard of living of migrant workers.

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