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Socio-economic effects of international migration on the families left behind

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  • Abbasi, Nasreen
  • Mohammad, Irfan
  • Gil, Javed Akbar
  • Ghulam Mustafa, Zahid
  • Ghulam Mohammad, Arif

Abstract

In this paper, behavioural differentials of members in two categories of households pertaining to labour force participation, schooling of children and consumption patterns are studied. In addition, the attitudinal and personality changes of married females and children are discussed. Furthermore, some clinical evidence on the psychological effects of emigration on wives and children left behind are provided.

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  • Abbasi, Nasreen & Mohammad, Irfan & Gil, Javed Akbar & Ghulam Mustafa, Zahid & Ghulam Mohammad, Arif, 1983. "Socio-economic effects of international migration on the families left behind," MPRA Paper 39609, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:39609
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    1. Kahn, Mohammed Ali & Sirageldin, Ismail, 1979. "Education, Income, and Fertility in Pakistan," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 27(3), pages 519-547, April.
    2. Mohammad Irfan, 1981. "An Introduction to Studies in Population Labour Force and Migration. A PODE/ILO-UNFPA Project," PIDE-Working Papers 1981:118, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
    3. Mohammad, Irfan & Demery, Lionel & Ghulam Mohammad, Arif & Farooqui, Furqan Ahmad & Tariq, Javed & Haq, Rashida & Khan, Ghani, 1983. "Migration Patterns in Pakistan: Preliminary Results from the PLM Survey, 1979," MPRA Paper 39606, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Faiz Bilquees & Shahnaz Hamid, 1981. "Impact of International Migration on Women and Children Left Behind. A Case Study of a Punjabi Village," PIDE-Working Papers 1981:115, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
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    1. Muhammad Irfan, 2010. "A Review of the Labour Market Research at PIDE 1957-2009," PIDE Books, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, number 2010:1 edited by Rashid Amjad & Aurangzeb A. Hashmi, September.
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    3. Rashid Amjad, 1986. "Impact of Workers' Remittances from the Middle East on Pakistan's Economy: Some Selected Issues," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 25(4), pages 757-785.

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    Keywords

    Behavioural Differentials; Household analysis; labour force participation; schooling of children; consumption patterns; attitudinal and personality changes; Psychological effects of emigration on wives and children left behind;

    JEL classification:

    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business

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