Domestic migration raises incomes and lowers happiness reports International Food Policy Research Institute

A new report by the International Food Policy Research Institute in partnership with the Ohio State University show that domestic migration raises incomes and lowers happiness. The research establishes the impact of internal migration on migrants' happiness in a developing country. According to the study, migrants suffer an emotional setback due to a rising gap between their aspirations and their actual accumulation of assets. International Food Policy Research Institute Senior research fellow, and co-author of the report Katrina Kosec, tells us more..