Borrowing Constraints , Migrant Selection , and the Dynamics of Return and Repeat Migration

@inproceedings{Grlach2017BorrowingC,
  title={Borrowing Constraints , Migrant Selection , and the Dynamics of Return and Repeat Migration},
  author={Joseph-Simon G{\"o}rlach},
  year={2017}
}
  • Joseph-Simon Görlach
  • Published 2017
This paper analyzes the impact of an exogenous change in household incomes in a migrant’s sending country on migration duration, the incidence of repeat migration and migrant selection. Higher incomes raise the opportunity cost of residing abroad, but also help facilitate a costly migration if households are borrowing constrained. To disentangle these… CONTINUE READING