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International Migration, Return Migration, and their Effects. A Comprehensive Review on the Romanian Case

Remus Gabriel Anghel, Monica Roman (), Alina Botezat, Ioana Manafi and Anatolie Coșciug

No 43, Discussion Papers from Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI)

Abstract: Romanian migration is today one of the largest, complex, and dynamic migration to Western Europe. This paper is a comprehensive review of the existing literature that aims at providing a full picture of this dynamic migratory process and discussing its far-reaching consequences. It first presents and characterizes the Romanian migration through the different phases during and after state socialism. The second part of the paper is dedicated to unfolding the socio-economic effects of the Romanian migration addressing the remitting behavior and its development over the past years. The issue of return migration is also addressed stressing that return is not much developed, however it has significant impacts through the emergence of returnees’ entrepreneurship. Finally we address some of the consequences of the medical doctors’ migration which is today considered one of the main migration challenges the country is facing.

Keywords: Romania; international migration; remittances; return migration; physicians migration (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F22 F24 J15 P36 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-mig and nep-tra
Date: 2017-02-16
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