A new pattern in international mobility? The case of Spain in the Great Crisis
- Publicado el Miércoles, 01 Marzo 2017 09:45
- Carmen Ródenas, Mónica Martí y Ángel León
Ródenas, C., Martí, M. y León, Á. (2017): A new pattern in international mobility? The case of Spain in the Great Crisis, Investigación Económica, 76: 153-181.
Our study models the international remigrations of immigrants in Spain due to the economic recession. This modelling reveals that it is essential to complement the traditional explanatory framework based on human capital theory with other variables that would attenuate the impact of the traditional economic variables. In particular, these variables refer to those related to the costs of losing acquired rights when the host country is abandoned, to the degree to which the immigrants are integrated and also to the immigrant trap related to the increase of poverty.