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Type Journal Article - American Journal of Operational Research
Title Effects of Socio-Demographic Factors on Female Migrants: Path Model Approach
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Volume 5
Issue 1
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2015
Page numbers 9-14
URL http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.ajor.20150501.02.html
Abstract
Migration is a process that occurs between two geographical places of population with high ambition and many objectives. Rural to urban migration is responsible for two-third of the increment of urban population annually in Bangladesh. The purpose of this study is to identify the direct and indirect effects of some selected socio-economic and demographic variables on female migrants. For this study, the data is collected using three-stage sampling technique from Meherpur Sadar Thana under Meherpur district, Bangladesh. To fulfill the objectives, path model analysis was to estimate the direct, indirect and joint contribution of socio-economic and demographic variables on females’ decision of migrantion. It is found that age at first marriage, religion and occupation of respondent have significant direct negative effects while educational qualification of respondent have direct positive effects on female migration.

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Islam, Rafiqul, Abdur Rokib, Rashed Alam, Nazrul Islam Mondal, and Shafiur Rahman. "Effects of Socio-Demographic Factors on Female Migrants: Path Model Approach." American Journal of Operational Research 5, no. 1 (2015): 9-14.
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