SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentThe International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , First Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Second Year
Course NameMigration and Social Development : Theories and Practices
InstructorLIN JI-PING
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
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Topic 1: schools of migration theories and comparison of each school's strength and weakness (40%):




  • Barbara E. Harrell-Bond. 1988. The Sociology of Involuntary Migration: An Introduction. Sage Inc.

  • Da Vanzo, J.S. 1976. “Differences between Return and Nonreturn Migration: An Economic Analysis.”

  • International Migration Review, 10(1):13?27.

  • Da Vanzo, J.S. 1981. “Repeat Migration, Information Costs, and Location?speci?c Capital.” Population and Environment, 4(1):45?73.

  • Da Vanzo, J.S. and P.A. Morrison. 1981. “Return and Other Sequences of Migration in the United States.” Demography, 18(1):85?101.

  • Herzog, H.W. and A.M. Schlottmann. 1982. “Moving Back vs Moving On: the Concept of Home in the Decision to Remigrate.” Journal of Regional Science, 22(1):73?82.

  • Lee, E.S. 1966. “A Theory of Migration.” Demography, 3:47?57.

  • Massey, D.S., et al. 1993. “Theories of International Migration: A Review and Appraisal.” Population and Development Review, 19(3):431?466.

  • Massey, D.S., et al. 1994. “An Evaluation of International Migration Theory: the North American Case.” Population and Development Review, 20(4):699?751.

  • Morrison P A, 1971. “Chronic Movers and the Future Redistribution of Population: A Longitudinal Analysis.” Demography, 8(2):171?184.

  • Morrison, P.A., and J.S. Da Vanzo. 1986. “The Prism of Migration: Dissimilarities between Return and Onward Movers.” Social Science Quarterly, 67(3):504?516.

  • Ravenstein, E.G. 1889. “The Laws of Migration.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, LII:241?301.

  • Rogers, A. 1988. “Age Patterns of Elderly Migration: An International Comparison.” Demography, 25(3):355?370.

  • Stark, O. 1991. The Migration of Labor. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

  • Yezer, A.M.J., and L. Thurston. 1976. “Migration Patterns and Income Change: Implications for the Human Capital Approach to Migration.” Southern Economic Journal, 42:693?702.

  • Zelinsky, W. 1971. “The Hypothesis of the Mobility Transition.” The Geographical Review, 61(2):1?31.

  • Zipf, G.K. 1946. “The P1 P2/D Hypothesis on the Intercity Movement of Persons.” American Sociological Review, 11:677?686.



Topic 2(20%): Dynamics and transformation of migration process (using development of Taiwan as an example)




  • Barclay, G.W. 1954. Colonial Development and Population in Taiwan. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

  • Clark, C. 1989. Taiwan's Development: Implications for Contending Political Economy Paradigms. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press Inc.

  • Lee,T.H. 1971.Intersectoral Capital Flows in the Economic Development of Taiwan, 1895?1960. Cornell University Press.

  • Lin, J.P. and K.L. Liaw., 2000, “Labor Migrations in Taiwan: Characterization and Interpretation Based on theData of the1990 Census,” Environment and Planning A, 32(9), 1689-1709.

  • Lin, J.P., 2005, “A critical review on the issues associated with population and labor migrations in Taiwan, 1980-2000,” Journal of Taiwan Sociology34: 147-209.

  • Lin, J.P., 2006, “The Dynamics of Labor Migration in Taiwan: Evidence from the 1990 and 2000 Taiwan Population Censuses,” Geography Research Forum, 26,61-92.

  • Lin, J.P., 2011, “Cross-strait and Internal Migration: Key Factors for Traditional Regional Formation,” in Kwok, Reginald (ed.) The Second Great Transformation: Taiwanese Industrialization in the 1980s-2000s, pp. 81-121; Taipei: NCCU Press.

  • Lin, J.P., 2012, “Tradition and Progress: Taiwan’s Evolution Migration Reality,” Migration Information Source, Washington D.C.: Migration Policy Institute.



Topic 3(20%): patterns, characteristics, selectivity, determinants, research methodology of migration, including primary, return, and onward migration




  • Ben?Akiva, M. and S.R. Lerman. 1985. Discrete Choice Analysis: Theory and Application to Travel Demand. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  • Greenwood, M.J., G.L. Hunt and J.M. McDowell. 1986. “Migration and Employment Change: Empirical Evidence on the Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of the Linkage.” Journal of Regional Science, 26(2):223?234.

  • Lansing,J.B., and Mueller,E.. 1967. The geographic mobility of labor. Ann Arbor, Survey of Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

  • Lin, J.P. and C.L. Tsay, 2000, “Labour Migration and Allocation of Human Resources: the Cases of Return and Onward Movements,” Asian and Paci?c Migration Journal, 9(1), 1-34.

  • Lin, J.P. and K.L. Liaw., 1999, “Return and Onward Migrations and Their Determinants of the Young Labor Force in Taiwan: Evidence from the Data of the1990 Census,” Taipei: Journal of Population Studies(, 20, 63-92

  • Long, L. 1988. Migration and Residential Mobility in the United States. New York: Russel Sage Foundation.

  • Stark, O. 1991. The Migration of Labor. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.



Topic 4(20%): impact of migration on both origin and destination and migration outcomes




  • IOM. 2020. 2020 World Migration Report. International Organization of Migration, UN.

  • IOM. 2010. 2010 World Migration Report: The Future of Migration: Building Capacities for Change. International Organization of Migration, UN.

  • Lin, J.P., 2007. “Involuntary Job Turnover in Taiwan, 1996-2000,” in Joseph Lee (eds.), pp. 211-237, The Labour Market and Economic Development of Taiwan, MA: Edward Elgar.

  • Lin, J.P., 2013, “Are Native "Flights" from Immigration "Port of Entry" Pushed by Immigrants?: Evidence from Taiwan”, in E. Fong, N. Chiang, and N. Delton (ed.s) Immigrant Adaptation in Multiethnic Cities - Canada, Taiwan, and the U.S, Routledge.

  • Lin, J.P.. 2016. “Taiwan Temporary Workers and Labor Marginalization in the Context of Segmented Labor Market, 1991-2010 (TRABAJADORES TEMPOREROS DE TAIWAN Y MARGINACIÓN LABORAL EN EL CONTEXTO DEL MERCADO DETRABAJO SEGMENTADO, 1991-2010)”, ARBOR Ciencia, Pensamiento y Cultura, Vol. 192, No.777, a291.

  • Portes, A. and J. Walton. 1981. Labor, Class, and the International System. New York: Academic Press.

  • Sassen,S. 1988. The Mobility of Labor and Capital: A Study in International Investment and Labor Flow. Cambridge University Press, London.

  • Selya, R.M., 1992, “Illegal Migration in Taiwan: A Preliminary Overview,”   International Migration Review, 26(3):787-805.

  • Todaro, M.P. 1985. Urbanization and Migration: Internal and International, in Economic Development in the Third World. New York: longman, 247?284.

  • Tsai, P.L. and C.L. Tsay. 2004. “Foreign Direct Investment and International Labour Migration in Economic Development: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand,” In International Migration in Southeast Asia, edited by Aris Ananta and Evi Nurvidya Ari?n, 94?136. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

  • Tsay, C.L and J.P. Lin, 2001, “Labor Importation and Unemployment of Local Workers in Taiwan,” Asian and Paci?c Migration Journal, 10(3-4), 505-534.


Teaching Methods
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Requirement/Grading

1. participation, discussion, & interactions with classmates & lecture(50%)

2. term paper (50%)


Textbook & Reference

  1. Ben?Akiva, M. and S.R. Lerman. 1985. Discrete Choice Analysis: Theory and Application to Travel Demand. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  2. Clark, C. 1989. Taiwan's Development: Implications for Contending Political Economy Paradigms. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press Inc.

  3. Da Vanzo, J.S. 1976. “Differences between Return and Nonreturn Migration: An Economic Analysis.” International Migration Review, 10(1):13?27.

  4. Da Vanzo, J.S. 1981. “Repeat Migration, Information Costs, and Location?speci?c Capital.” Population and Environment, 4(1):45?73.

  5. Da Vanzo, J.S. and P.A. Morrison. 1981. “Return and Other Sequences of Migration in the United States.” Demography, 18(1):85?101.

  6. Greenwood, M.J., G.L. Hunt and J.M. McDowell. 1986. “Migration and Employment Change: Empirical Evidence on the Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of the Linkage.” Journal of Regional Science, 26(2):223?234.

  7. Herzog, H.W. and A.M. Schlottmann. 1982. “Moving Back vs Moving On: the Concept of Home in the Decision to Remigrate.” Journal of Regional Science, 22(1):73?82.

  8. Lansing,J.B., and Mueller,E.. 1967. The geographic mobility of labor. Ann Arbor, Survey of Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

  9. Lee, E.S. 1966. “A Theory of Migration.” Demography, 3:47?57.

  10. Lee,T.H. 1971.Intersectoral Capital Flows in the Economic Development of Taiwan, 1895?1960. Cornell University Press.

  11. Long, L. 1988. Migration and Residential Mobility in the United States. New York: Russel Sage Foundation.

  12. Massey, D.S., et al. 1993. “Theories of International Migration: A Review and Appraisal.” Population and Development Review, 19(3):431?466.

  13. Massey, D.S., et al. 1994. “An Evaluation of International Migration Theory: the North American Case.” Population and Development Review, 20(4):699?751.

  14. Morrison P A, 1971. “Chronic Movers and the Future Redistribution of Population: A Longitudinal Analysis.” Demography, 8(2):171?184.

  15. Morrison, P.A., and J.S. Da Vanzo. 1986. “The Prism of Migration: Dissimilarities between Return and Onward Movers.” Social Science Quarterly, 67(3):504?516.

  16. Portes, A. and J. Walton. 1981. Labor, Class, and the International System. New York: Academic Press.

  17. Ravenstein, E.G. 1889. “The Laws of Migration.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, LII:241?301.

  18. Rogers, A. 1988. “Age Patterns of Elderly Migration: An International Comparison.” Demography, 25(3):355?370.

  19. Sassen,S. 1988. The Mobility of Labor and Capital: A Study in International Investment and Labor Flow. Cambridge University Press, London.

  20. Stark, O. 1991. The Migration of Labor. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

  21. Todaro, M.P. 1985. Urbanization and Migration: Internal and International, in Economic Development in the Third World. New York: longman, 247?284.

  22. Yezer, A.M.J., and L. Thurston. 1976. “Migration Patterns and Income Change: Implications for the Human Capital Approach to Migration.” Southern Economic Journal, 42:693?702.

  23. Zelinsky, W. 1971. “The Hypothesis of the Mobility Transition.” The Geographical Review, 61(2):1?31.

  24. Zipf, G.K. 1946. “The P1 P2/D Hypothesis on the Intercity Movement of Persons.” American Sociological Review, 11:677?686.


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