Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/67308
Authors: 
Constant, Amelie F.
Nottmeyer, Olga
Zimmermann, Klaus F.
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
Discussion Paper Series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 6940
Abstract: 
Circular migration receives increasing attention due to its empirical relevance and as a policy concept to manage labor flows. This review discusses the advantages and disadvantages of circular movements for all parties. It studies the characteristics of circular movers worldwide and investigates the consequences of restrictive migration policies. Recent policy initiatives that aim to manage circular labor movement are also analyzed.
Subjects: 
geographic labor mobility
immigrant workers
international migration
remittances
JEL: 
J61
F22
F24
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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