Concerns have arisen that increased migration to Europe may be an indirect consequence of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Global food prices have risen to record levels as a result of the invasion. Hunger, it has been assumed, may drive people to migrate. However, the drivers of migration are complex. Many factors other than food prices may influence decisions to migrate.
Marsh, Nicholas & Mathilde Bålsrud Mjelva (2022) Consequences of the Invasion of Ukraine for Migration from the Global South, PRIO Policy Brief, 12. Oslo: PRIO.