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Theories of migration : Conceptual review and empirical testing in the context of the EU East-West flows

  title={Theories of migration : Conceptual review and empirical testing in the context of the EU East-West flows},
  author={Lucia M{\'y}tna Kurekov{\'a}},
This paper offers a conceptual review of migration theories and empirical testing of the neoclassical theory of migration in the context of the EU East-West flows. In addition to outlining weaknesses of the dominant approaches, it synthesizes current suggestions on how to advance migration theorizing. The paper empirically tests the neoclassical paradigm, used widely in the pre-enlargement research, on the actual data of afteraccession labor mobility from the EU8 countries to the UK and Ireland… Expand
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