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Return Migrants in Western Africa: Characteristics and Labour Market Performance

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  • Philippe De Vreyer

    () (Université de Lille II, DIAL)

  • Flore Gubert

    () (DIAL, IRD, Paris)

  • Anne-Sophie Robilliard

    () (DIAL, IRD, Paris)

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  • Philippe De Vreyer & Flore Gubert & Anne-Sophie Robilliard, 2009. "Return Migrants in Western Africa: Characteristics and Labour Market Performance," Working Papers DT/2009/06, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
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    1. Yaw Nyarko, 2014. "The Returns to the Brain Drain and Brain Circulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Computations Using Data from Ghana," NBER Chapters,in: African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital, pages 305-345 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Fatma MABROUK & Jacob ODUOR & Abebe SHIMELES, 2015. "Remittances and Youth Labor Market Participation in Africa," Cahiers du GREThA 2015-32, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
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    4. Schneider, Lutz & Kubis, Alexander & Wiest, Delia, 2010. "Selektivität, soziale Bindung und räumliche Mobilität –Eine Analyse der Rückkehrpräferenz," IWH Discussion Papers 17/2010, Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).
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    6. Anda M. David, 2017. "Back to Square One: Socioeconomic Integration of Deported Migrants," International Migration Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(1), pages 127-154, March.

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