Mexican Migration Project (ICPSR 177)
Principal Investigator(s): Arp-Nisen, Jorge Durand, Universidad de Guadalajara. Depto. de Estudios Sobre Movimientos Sociales (DESMOS); Massey, Douglas S., Princeton University. Office of Population Research
Mexican Migration Project (MMP) is a yearly study of Mexican migrants that randomly samples households in communities throughout Mexico. After gathering social, demographic, and economic information on the household and its members, interviewers collect basic information on each person's first and last trip to the United States. From household heads, they compile a year-by-year history of United States migration and collect information about the last trip northward, focusing on employment, earnings, and use of United States social services.
These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly (via Mexican Migration Project (MMP)) for details on obtaining these resources.
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: employment, household composition, households, income, migrants, population migration
Geographic Coverage: Global, Mexico
Data Collection Notes:
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