What is it about?

This article is about understanding the role educated member play in decisions to migrate. Further it unlocks the benefits that household and community (at large) get when an educated member migrates. It also underscores if the community has a higher education infrastructure index (there are is high access to quality education) has higher chances if retaining its members without sending them into migration.

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Why is it important?

The issues of migration have gained populous in Malawi. These leads into policy issues that hinge on problems of urban migration. Understanding the roles that education plays in equalizing the potential benefits of migration would feed into the policy thrusts of providing for rural education, technical abilities and entrepreneurship skills.

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This page is a summary of: Spillover effects of education on internal migration in Malawi, Migration and Development, April 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/21632324.2019.1601831.
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