Theorizing the Evolution of European Migration Systems (THEMIS)

Data on how patterns of migration to Europe have developed. The THEMIS international project team investigated what makes people decide to migrate, why some of those initial moves to Europe result in the formation of significant migration systems, and why some migration processes simply tail off or stagnate. This involved a comparative study of the evolution of migrant groups following different migration trajectories from several regions of three origin countries (Brazil, Morocco and Ukraine) to selected areas in four destination countries (UK, Norway, the Netherlands and Portugal).

Time period: January 2010 - December 2013; Dates of fieldwork: January 2010 - January 2013; Country: Brazil | Morocco | Netherlands | Norway | Portugal | Ukraine | United Kingdom; Spatial units: THEMIS codes; Observation units: Individuals; Kind of data: Textual data, Numeric data; Universe: Cross-national; Migrants born in Brazil, Morocco and Ukraine. Brazil, Morocco and Ukraine Residents; Time dimensions: Cross-sectional (one-time) study; Sampling procedures: Multi-stage stratified random sample; Purposive selection/case studies, Respondent-driven sampling; Number of units: Destination data file- 2859, Origin data file- 1246; Method of data collection: Face-to-face interview; Compilation or synthesis of existing material; Weighting: Weighting is covered in documentation


Additional Info

Temporal Coverage Start 2010
Temporal Coverage End 2013
Status Discontinued
Spatial Coverage World ; Europe
Mode Database
Data Type survey
Accessed On 2016-12-01
Category research data

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