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dc.contributor.authorPinger, Pia R.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-06-08en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-08-06T10:03:18Z-
dc.date.available2009-08-06T10:03:18Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/27015-
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines the determinants of temporary and permanent migration and the impact of the return decision on remittances patterns. Using a new detailed household dataset on migration in the Republic of Moldova, it is shown that return is determined by the economic conditions at home and abroad as well as by the legal status in the host country. Especially economic frustration turns out to be an important push factor for permanent migration. Besides, family ties play an important role, as do respective migrant networks. Concerning remittances, the results indicate that temporary migrants remit around 30% more than their permanent counterparts even though they often reside in lower wage countries. Overall, the findings indicate that temporary migration is relatively more favorable for developing countries as it fosters higher remittances, repatriation of skills and home savings.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aKiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) |cKielen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aKiel advanced studies working papers|x438en_US
dc.subject.jelF22en_US
dc.subject.jelF24en_US
dc.subject.jelO15en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordpermanent migrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordtemporary migrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordremittancesen_US
dc.subject.keywordeconomic developmenten_US
dc.subject.stwRücküberweisung (Migranten)en_US
dc.subject.stwMigrantenen_US
dc.subject.stwHaushaltsökonomiken_US
dc.subject.stwRückwanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwMoldawienen_US
dc.titleCome back or stay? - Spend here or there?: Temporary versus permanent migration and remittance patterns in the Republic of Moldovaen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn531160947en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:ifwasw:438-

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