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New Formula Predicts How People Will Migrate in Coming Decades

September 29, 2008

Joel Cohen Scientists at Rockefeller University, with assistance from the United Nations, have developed a predictive model of worldwide population shifts that they say will provide better estimates of migration across international boundaries. Full Story

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