Yannick Dupraz

French-Japanese webinar
à distance

Yannick Dupraz

Linguistic distance and migration in India
Co-écrit avec
Latika Chaudhar, James Fenske
Vendredi 3 mars 2023| 10:00 - 11:00

Gilles Dufrénot : gilles.dufrenot[at]sciencespo-aix.fr
Kiyotaka Sato : sato[at]ynu.ac.jp


Does linguistic distance reduce migration? We study India at the beginning of the 20th century and today. We use historical and recent census data. In a bilateral gravity model, we regress migration between two regions on their linguistic distance, controlling for various measures of physical distance and similarity.