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The Return Motivations of Legal Permanent Migrants: Evidence from Exchange Rate Shocks and Immigrants in Australia

Paolo Abarcar ()

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Abstract: Why do legal permanent migrants return to their home countries? This paper uses exogenous exchange rate shocks arising from the 1997 Asian financial crisis to distinguish between theories of what motivates Australian immigrants to return to their home country.

Keywords: return migration; immigrants; Australia; exchange rates; Asian financial crisis; migrants; life-cycle migrants (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 26
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Journal Article: The return motivations of legal permanent migrants: Evidence from exchange rate shocks and immigrants in Australia (2017) Downloads
Working Paper: The Return Motivations of Legal Permanent Migrants: Evidence from Exchange Rate Shocks and Immigrants in Australia (2013) Downloads
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