Session 76:
Economic Consequences of Migration for Origin Communities

Friday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon E
3rd Floor

Chair: Leah K. VanWey, Indiana University
Discussant: Kenneth Roberts, Southwestern University

  1. Out-Migration and Transitions in Labor Allocation and Labor Regimes in Rural MexicoIsmael R. Ortega-Sanchez, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Jill L. Findeis, Pennsylvania State University

  2. The Impact of Labor Migration on Local Socioeconomic Development: An Econometric Analysis of Income Growth and Education in Rural Counties in China in the 1990sZhongdong Ma, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Weimin Zhang, National Bureau of Statistics of China; Hongyan Cui, National Bureau of Statistics of China

  3. Workers' Remittances and Business Ownership in the Dominican RepublicSusan Pozo, Western Michigan University; Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, San Diego State University

  4. Remittance Behavior of Migrants from Nang Rong Thailand: The Role of Social Pressure at Village of OriginMartin Piotrowski, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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