Where do immigrants retire to?
Augustin de Coulon
IZA World of Labor, 2016, 297
As migration rates increase across the world, the choice of whether to retire in the host or home country is becoming a key decision for up to 15% of the worldâ€™s population, and this proportion is growing rapidly. Large waves of immigrants who re-settled in the second half of the 20th century are now beginning to retire. Although immigrantsâ€™ location choice at retirement is an area that has barely been studied, this decision has crucial implications for health care and social protection expenditures, both in host and origin countries.
Keywords: immigration; retirement; country of residence (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I15 I18 J61 J68 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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