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Mexico-US migration during the Great Recession
Kinship support for young children of single mothers
Andres Villarreal, working with data from the Mexican National Occupation and Employment Survey (Encuesta Nacional de Ocupación y Empleo, ENOE), is seeking causal origins of the decline in migration from Mexico in recent years which may indicate the direction of future trends. Sangeetha Madhavan and colleagues will initiate a pilot study to assess the feasibility of a new survey instrument to collect data on kinship support for young children of single mothers living in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Kinship support is potentially declining due to certain processes under way in many African contexts.