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premise on the content created during the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced migration flows and has significantly impacted the data collected and used for 2020. Namely, the combined effect of closed borders and the health emergency severely limited people’s mobility.

Because of that, the data referring to 2020 may not be representative of the global migration flows. Meaning that, despite having data, it might not be a precise representation of what migration flows have been for the past years. This course will hence privilege the use of pre-COVID data, so to ensure the figures are representative of longer mobility trends.

© European University Institute / CERC Migration, Ryerson University
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