Diaspora economics: New perspectives
Amelie Constant () and
Klaus Zimmermann ()
No 2016-042, MERIT Working Papers from United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT)
Findings: Diaspora economics is more than a new word for migration economics. It opens a new strand to political economy. Diaspora is perceived to be a well-defined group of migrants and their offspring with a joined cultural identity and ongoing identification with the country or culture of origin. This implies the potential to undermine the nation-state. Diasporas can shape policies in the host countries. Design/methodology/approach: Combine ethnicity, migration and international relations into a new thinking. Provide a typology of diaspora and a thorough evaluation of its role and the roles of the home and host countries. Originality/Value: Provide a new understanding of global human relations.
Keywords: Diaspora economics; ethnicity; migration; nation-state (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F22 F24 F66 F68 J61 O15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-int, nep-mig, nep-pke and nep-sog
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