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Dimensions of Economic Mobility in Kerala’s Migrant Households

Kumar, Rakesh Ranjan and Rajagopalan, Anjana and Singh, Sudershan (2018): Dimensions of Economic Mobility in Kerala’s Migrant Households.

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Abstract

This paper analyses economic mobility as an evaluating criteria in gauging the nature and extent of improvement in economic position of households having migrants in terms of remittances and extent of economic mobility. Using panel data from Kerala Migration Surveys, we estimate the quantum of improvement in standards of living of migrant households in Kerala through transition matrices and statistical and econometric techniques.

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