Migration Networks as a Response to Financial Constraints:Onset and Endogenous Dynamics

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dc.contributor.author Stark, Oded de_DE
dc.contributor.author Jakubek, Marcin de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-18 de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T10:04:02Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-18 de_DE
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T10:04:02Z
dc.date.issued 2012 de_DE
dc.identifier.other 368376427 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-63428 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/47956
dc.description.abstract A migration network is modeled as a mutually beneficial cooperative agreement between financially-constrained individuals who seek to finance and expedite their migration. The cooperation agreement creates a network: “established” migrants contract to support the subsequent migration of others in exchange for receiving support themselves. When the model is expanded to study cooperation between more than two migrants, it emerges that there is a finite optimal size of the migration network. Consequently, would-be migrants in the sending country will form a multitude of networks, rather than a single grand network. When the risk involved in participating in a cooperation agreement is incorporated, the propensity to enter an agreement is shown to depend positively on the cost of migration. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podno de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Netzwerk de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 330 de_DE
dc.subject.other Migration network , Schedule of migration , Sequential migration , Affinity , Interpersonal bonds , Cost of migration en
dc.title Migration Networks as a Response to Financial Constraints:Onset and Endogenous Dynamics en
dc.type ResearchPaper de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 6 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät de_DE
dcterms.DCMIType Text de_DE
utue.publikation.typ workingPaper de_DE
utue.opus.id 6342 de_DE
utue.publikation.source University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance ; 42 de_DE

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