Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125427
Authors: 
Bertoli, Simone
Year of Publication: 
2015
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2015 [Issue:] 204
Abstract: 
Demographic factors in migrant-sending countries can influence international migration flows. But when migrants move across borders, they can also influence the pace of demographic transition in their countries of origin. This is because migrants, who predominantly move on a temporary basis, encounter new fertility norms in their host countries and then bring them back home. These new fertility norms can be higher or lower than those in their country of origin. So the new fertility norms that result from migration flows can either accelerate or slow down a demographic transition in migrant-sending countries.
Subjects: 
temporary migration
return migration
transfer of norms
fertility
JEL: 
F22
K37
J61
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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