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Microeconomic Determinants of Turkish Worker Remittances: Survey Results for Turkish Migrants in France

Elif UNAN
CEPN (Université Paris Nord), France

The aim of this paper is to analyze main microeconomic motivations of remittances for Turkish migrants in France. We use an original survey conducted in France with migrants eligible to the reception and integration contract. Our econometric analysis shows that, besides altruistic motivations, intra-familial arrangements and exchange motivations play a determinant role in the remitting decision of Turkish migrants in France.

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