An Analysis of Return Migration Using Binary Models: The Romanian Perspective

  • Abstract:

    Migration is the phenomenon that has always been along the human being, people searching for better places to live. Reasons of migration have been evolved along the greatest discoveries of man. Nowadays, the concept of migration is just different in terms of the factors which determinate it. The paper explores the database from Statistical Institute of Spain on Spain’s migrants from the perspective of return migration. The econometric models involved are PROBIT and LOGIT with the dependent variable of the intention to return to the origin country of the Romanian migrants. The results showed that the most important variables that confirm the initial hypothesis of returning to their country are: the unemployment in the host country and the fact that they are remitting.