Migration and the Impact of Its Remittances on Kosovo Economic Development

Authors

  • Ylber Prekazi
  • Albana Pasjaqa
  • Alba Dumi

Abstract

Migration should be seen more as a permanent phenomenon which started long ago. Initially, as an internal migration, and later as external migration or international migration. The main reasons for Kosovo migration, according to many surveys that have been made so far are: economic, political, family reunification, education, and 1998-1999 war in Kosovo. Migrant remittances are an important source of external financing for many developing countries, and in many cases to countries that have a large diaspora, exceed the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Through, this paper will reflect a history of Kosovo migration, which speaks about advantages and Kosovo benefits by this migration, and the ways of remittance usages that support the economic growth and development of our country.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2015.v4n3s1p248

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Published

2015-12-15

How to Cite

Prekazi, Y., Pasjaqa, A., & Dumi, A. (2015). Migration and the Impact of Its Remittances on Kosovo Economic Development. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 4(3 S1), 248. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/ajis/article/view/8377

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