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Las varias caras de la diáspora: los nexos de los migrantes colombianos con su país de origen

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  • Alejandro Gaviria

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  • Carolina Mejía

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Este trabajo estudia los factores que inciden sobre (i) el envío de remesas, (ii) las conexiones de los emigrantes con Colombia y los colombianos, y (iii) el deseo de regresar el país. Sus principales conclusiones son las siguientes: (i) el envío de remesas no disminuye con el tiempo de residencia en el exterior, (ii) las conexiones de los emigrantes (tanto con su país como con sus compatriotas) tampoco disminuyen con el tiempo y son superiores para los emigrantes con menores niveles educativos, y (iii) el deseo de retorno disminuye durante los primeros años pero luego se estabiliza en niveles superiores a 50%.

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  • Alejandro Gaviria & Carolina Mejía, 2005. "Las varias caras de la diáspora: los nexos de los migrantes colombianos con su país de origen," DOCUMENTOS CEDE 006882, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE.
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    1. Khoudour-Castéras, David, 2010. "Migraçoes internacionais e desenvolvimento: o impacto socioeconômico das remessas na Colômbia," Revista CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
    2. Carlos Medina & Lina Cardona, 2010. "The Effects of Remittances on Household Consumption, Education Attendance and Living Standards: the Case of Colombia," Lecturas de Economía, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía, pages 11-44.
    3. Carlos Medina & Christian Manuel Posso, 2009. "Colombian and South American Immigrants in the United States of America: Education Levels, Job Qualifications and the Decision to Go Back Home," Borradores de Economia 572, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    4. Maurice Kugler, 2006. "Migrant Remittances, Human Capital Formation and Job Creation Externalities in Colombia," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 003218, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
    5. Ricardo Bonilla González & Jorge Iván González, 2006. "Bien-estar y macroeconomía 2002-2006: el crecimiento inequitativo no es sostenible," PUBLICACIONES - CID 002064, UN - RCE - CID.
    6. Sandra Liliana Botón Gómez & Patricia González Román, 2010. "Una revisión a los estudios sobre Migración Internacional en Colombia," REVISTA FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS ECONÓMICAS, UNIVERSIDAD MILITAR NUEVA GRANADA, June.
    7. Leonardo Bonilla Mejía, 2016. "Choques externos y remesas internacionales en las regiones de Colombia," Documentos de trabajo sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 250, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    8. Edgard Polanco, 2009. "Asimilación laboral de los inmigrantes colombianos en Estados Unidos," REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO, UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO.

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    Keywords

    remesas; transnacionalismo; emigración y retorno.;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean

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