Sociologists and economists have traditionally taken different perspectives on studying phenomena such as migration; in the past sociologists have focused on the social/political consequences of migration while economists traditionally focused on the factors driving migration.
In a new article, Jackline Wahba and Bindi Shah track the changes in the two disciplines over the last 20 years and reveal new complementarities and similarities. To read the article published in Economic Review please click here.
The ESRC Centre for Population Change brings together academics from both economics and sociology (and many other disciplines) to ensure our research maximises the perspectives from which we study migration. To read more about our migration research click here.