Why Do People Migrate Irregularly? Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in West Africa
Authors: Tijan L. Bah, Catia Batista
Kellogg Institute, June 2020
Irregular migration to Europe by sea, though risky, remains one of the most popular migration options for many sub-Saharan Africans. This study examines the determinants of irregular migration from West Africa to Europe. We implemented an incentivized lab-in-thefield experiment in rural Gambia, the country...
Topics: Business & Economics, Migration