Do ethnic networks influence circular migration? Evidence from the UK

Publication type

Journal Article

Published in

Applied Economics Letters

Author

Majlinda Joxhe

Publication date

Summary

This article identifies ethnic network effects among temporary migrants in the UK. Using microdata from Understanding Society and the UK Census, the empirical results show that ethnic networks change the individual probability for circular migration. These effects are strong and significant only for some ethnicities, when controlling for a set of socio-economic characteristics and when adding spatial variability

Volume and page numbers

25, 197-200

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2017.1310988

ISSN

16

Subjects

Social Groups, Social Networks, Geography, Migration, Labour Market and Ethnic Groups

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