Socioeconomic Impact of Regional Rural Urban Migration: A Revisit of Slum Dwellers of Rajshahi City Corporation

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Dr Khandaker Mursheda Farhana

Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology

Dr Kazi Abdul Mannan

Southern Cross University, Australia

Date Written: January 6, 2018

Abstract

This paper examines the socioeconomic impacts of regional rural urban migration of marginal segment in Rajshahi city corporation slum areas in Bangladesh. Key objective of this article is to examine the results of the first phase, i.e, the findings of the 2006 survey, compare with the recent outcomes, whether or not there is any change in the interval of time, and to see the significance level of each variable. For this purpose, primary survey data were collected of 300 randomly selected respondents by using semi-structured questionnaire in slum areas. To analyse the data, the econometric model is developed to observe the association between dependent and the exploratory socioeconomic impacts variables. Statistically advance technique by establishing a backward elimination regression process to analyse the cross-sectional survey data. Therefore, in the long regression model indicate twelve variables are significant while short regression delves out only ten extremely significant variables that are in the place of destination: economic conditions, increasing savings, poverty level increase, cultural adjustment problem and children educational opportunity; and at the origin: investment in housing development, investment in land purchase, help to relative by providing job, participating social activities and loan repayment. The duration of almost ten years’ period, there is a periodical change also explores the positive socioeconomic impacts of slum households. Thus, this study suggested longitude depth research compare to migrate and non-migrated households at the origin as well as destination to find overall impacts for the both societies.

Keywords: socioeconomic, marginal segment, rural-urban, migration, impacts

JEL Classification: B00, B14

Suggested Citation

Farhana, Dr Khandaker Mursheda and Mannan, Kazi Abdul, Socioeconomic Impact of Regional Rural Urban Migration: A Revisit of Slum Dwellers of Rajshahi City Corporation (January 6, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3098838 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3098838

Dr Khandaker Mursheda Farhana

Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology ( email )

Dhaka, 1230
Bangladesh

Kazi Abdul Mannan (Contact Author)

Southern Cross University, Australia ( email )

Lismore, New South Wales 2480
Australia

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