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The Impact Of Remittance Flows On The Labour Marketof Romania And The Eu Countries


  • Carmen Boghean

    (University "Stefan cel Mare" of Suceava Romania)

  • Mihaela State

    (University "Stefan cel Mare" Suceava Romania)


Remittance flows have become a very important external source of financial flowsfor numerous countries, with visible effects on the economic growth and the increased financialstability of these countries. The labour force of Romania can be described as significantlydiminishing, as a consequence of the workers‘ migration abroad and due to the increasingdemographic aging of the population. The lack of well-trained labour resources leads to thedecreased competitiveness throughout the European Union. The purpose of this paper is to analysethe effects of migration through remittance flows on the labour market, by using the data base ofthe World Bank and of the European Commission, for the period 2000-2013.

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  • Carmen Boghean & Mihaela State, 2014. "The Impact Of Remittance Flows On The Labour Marketof Romania And The Eu Countries," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(16), pages 1-3.
  • Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:2:y:2014:i:16:p:3

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    remittances; employment rate; labour market;

    JEL classification:

    • F24 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Remittances
    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers


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