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Analysis of the Impact of a lack of Water Resources on Migration Processes

Student: Aleksandr Ovchinnikov

Supervisor: Fuad T. Aleskerov

Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences

Educational Programme: Public Administration (Master)

Final Grade: 8

Year of Graduation: 2018

This paper explores relationship between water consumption and migration processes. The hypothesis is that water scarcity and water consumption below some certain benchmark lead to emigration from the country where they happen. We have created the water resources and migration statistics databases to check this connection. We have concluded that water consumption has negative effect on migration process: the more people suffer from water scarcity the more they emigrate.

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