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Title:Do family ties with those left behind intensify or weaken migrants' assimilation? PDF Logo
Authors:Stark, Oded
Dorn, Agnieszka
Issue Date:2012
Series/Report no.:University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance 45
Abstract:Strong ties with the home country and with the host country can coexist. An altruistic migrant who sends remittances to his family back home assimilates more the more altruistic he is, and also more than a non-remitting migrant.
Subjects:Assimilation of migrants
Acculturation identity
Links with the home country
Altruism
Remittances
JEL:D01
D13
D64
F22
F24
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-64313
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance

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