Benefits of migration as a personal strategy in Nazare, Portugal.

  title={Benefits of migration as a personal strategy in Nazare, Portugal.},
  author={Eugene L. Mendonsa},
  journal={The International migration review},
  volume={16 3},
"This article analyzes the causes, patterns and results of involvement in international wage labor migration for Nazare, a Portuguese fishing village and tourist resort. Some migrate permanently, others return to invest locally, and yet others only work abroad part of each year. Data indicate that international migration is a successful strategy for coping with a restrictive local opportunity structure. International migrants have more income, savings, capital goods, consumer goods and… CONTINUE READING