Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique

"This paper investigates how social networks in poor developing settings are affected by migration. Using a unique household survey from southern Mozambique, we test the role of labour mobility in shaping participation in groups and interhousehold cooperation by migrant-sending households in vi...

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Autores Principales: Gallego, Juan M., Mendola, Mariapia
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2013
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23893
https://doi.org/10.1111/ecca.12031
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spelling ir-10336-238932021-08-29T23:29:39Z Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique Gallego, Juan M. Mendola, Mariapia Labour migration social networks participation southern Mozambique "This paper investigates how social networks in poor developing settings are affected by migration. Using a unique household survey from southern Mozambique, we test the role of labour mobility in shaping participation in groups and interhousehold cooperation by migrant-sending households in village economies at origin. We find that migration cum remittances boosts household engagement in community-based social networks. Our findings are robust to alternative definitions of social interaction and to endogeneity concerns, suggesting that stable migration ties and higher income stability through remittances may decrease participation constraints and increase household commitment in cooperative arrangements in migrant-sending communities. © 2013 The London School of Economics and Political Science." 2013 2020-05-26T00:06:27Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 00130427 14680335 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23893 https://doi.org/10.1111/ecca.12031 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Blackwell Publishing Ltd instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Inglés (English)
topic Labour
migration
social
networks
participation
southern
Mozambique
spellingShingle Labour
migration
social
networks
participation
southern
Mozambique
Gallego, Juan M.
Mendola, Mariapia
Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique
description "This paper investigates how social networks in poor developing settings are affected by migration. Using a unique household survey from southern Mozambique, we test the role of labour mobility in shaping participation in groups and interhousehold cooperation by migrant-sending households in village economies at origin. We find that migration cum remittances boosts household engagement in community-based social networks. Our findings are robust to alternative definitions of social interaction and to endogeneity concerns, suggesting that stable migration ties and higher income stability through remittances may decrease participation constraints and increase household commitment in cooperative arrangements in migrant-sending communities. © 2013 The London School of Economics and Political Science."
format Artículo (Article)
author Gallego, Juan M.
Mendola, Mariapia
author_facet Gallego, Juan M.
Mendola, Mariapia
author_sort Gallego, Juan M.
title Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique
title_short Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique
title_full Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique
title_fullStr Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique
title_full_unstemmed Labour migration and social networks participation in southern Mozambique
title_sort labour migration and social networks participation in southern mozambique
publisher Blackwell Publishing Ltd
publishDate 2013
url https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23893
https://doi.org/10.1111/ecca.12031
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