Do family ties with those left behind intensify or weaken migrants’ assimilation?

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.


Issue Date:
2012-09
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/133689
Total Pages:
14
JEL Codes:
D01; D13; D64; F22; F24
Series Statement:
ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy
No. 170




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