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dc.contributor.authorGörlich, Dennisen_US
dc.contributor.authorTrebesch, Christophen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T14:15:25Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T14:15:25Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/3823-
dc.description.abstractThis paper identifies the determinants and patterns of mass migration in Moldova a country in which migration has become the dominant socioeconomic phenomenon in a period of less than 8 years. Special emphasis is placed on seasonal migration, which has become increasingly popular in many Eastern European countries. Our findings indicate that poverty is a main push factor of migration decisions. Additionally, network effects and migration experience appear to be crucial for Moldovan migration flows. Concerning the choice of seasonal vs. permanent migration, we find that neither young dependents in the household nor marital status seem to influence the migrant’s decision of whether to leave seasonally or permanently. The main group of seasonal migrants are less educated men from rural areas.-
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Globalisierung und Europäisierung der Wirtschaft |cGöttingen-
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCeGE discussion paper |x56-
dc.subject.jelF22-
dc.subject.jelJ61-
dc.subject.jelO15-
dc.subject.jelR23-
dc.subject.ddc330-
dc.subject.keywordmigration decision
dc.subject.keywordseasonal migration
dc.subject.keywordpoverty
dc.subject.keywordCIS
dc.subject.keywordMoldova
dc.titleMass migration and seasonality: Evidence on Moldova's labour exodusen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn512744726en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:cegedp:56-

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