Migration and remittances in the Central and East European countries

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This chapter examines the role of migration and migrant remittances in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. It discusses the evolution of emigration from the region following the fall of the Berlin Wall, providing an historical reference to the years of socialism; it surveys the effects of remittances on the origin areas taking into account the existence of 'reverse flows'; and, analyses remittance behaviour drawing on the empirical findings from a purposive quota sample of Bosnian-Herzegovinian and Ukrainian migrants in the United Kingdom.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLabour and Social Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe: Europeanization and beyond
EditorsViolaine Delteil, Vassil Kirov
Place of PublicationLondon and New York
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781138927995
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2016


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