Mass Migration and Seasonality Evidence on Moldova ’ s Labour Exodus

  title={Mass Migration and Seasonality Evidence on Moldova ’ s Labour Exodus},
  author={Dennis G{\"o}rlich and Christoph Trebesch},
This paper identifies the determinants and patterns of mass migration in Moldova – a country in which migration has become the dominant socioeconomic phenomenon in a period of less than 8 years. Special emphasis is placed on seasonal migration, which has become increasingly popular in many Eastern European countries. Our findings indicate that poverty is a main push factor of migration decisions. Additionally, network effects and migration experience appear to be crucial for Moldovan migration… CONTINUE READING
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