Source/Publisher: 
International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
Author(s): 
Robtel Neajai Pailey
Date of Publication: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Description: 

Project implemented by ICMPD, funded by the European Union, in partnership with IMI. This Research Brief evaluates the potential long-term socio-economic implications of return migration on countries of origin in the ‘post-crisis’ phase because both the circumstances and consequences of return during ‘ordinary times’ are likely to be different from crisis-induced return. Because of the dearth of available data on the micro-, meso-, and macro- level outcomes of return resulting from conflicts or natural disasters in host countries, the literature on return in ‘ordinary times’ is used as an entry point. Given the different historical, political, economic and social contexts of countries affected by crises and the countries of origins to which migrants return, this Research Brief proposes key avenues for investigation...

Type of Resource: 
Research & Analysis
Publication Year: 
2016
Status: 
Free
Language: 
English