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FY 2015/2016 Research Topic: B-1-11
Female International Migration: A Case of Nurse Migration from Kerala, India


This research aims to understand female international migration with a focus on nurse migration from Kerala, India. Based on a survey of nurses, this study will illustrate the factors, processes and consequences of migration by paying attention to migration patterns, gender aspects of migration, and a wide range of other factors. Moreover, the socio-economic impact of migration on the household as well as on the economy will be discussed.


April 2015 - March 2017

Members of the Research Project

[ Organizer ] TSUJITA Yuko
[ Co-researchers ] ODA Hisaya (Professor, Ritsumeikan Univeristy)
[ Co-researchers ] S. Irudaya Rajan (Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, India)


  • First year: Interim Report
  • Second year: IDE Research Bulletin