The Influence of Global Financial Crisis on the Migratory Project of Immigrant Family. A Case Study

Authors

  • Brunilda Zenelaga “Aleksandër Moisiu” University, Albania

Abstract

The article analyzes the influence of global financial crisis on the migratory project of immigrant family. The empirical study is
actualized in Italy, in province of Siena. The study methods is the qualitative one. 32 in-depth direct interviews have been administrated
with Albanian migrants in this zone. The article is focused mainly on the short-term effects of the global financial crisis of immigrant
family migratory project such as: reduced remittances (money transfers) from migrants to their home, reduced monthly expenses, return
migration of some family members or the whole family to their homeland as a reaction to unemployment or lower earnings. The results
of the analyses and discussions indicated that there exist some significant relationships between the losing of the job and the perception
of the global crisis. More people think the global financial crisis have influenced their life, more they plan to come back to homeland.

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Published

2012-04-01

How to Cite

Zenelaga, B. . (2012). The Influence of Global Financial Crisis on the Migratory Project of Immigrant Family. A Case Study. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 2(6), 163. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/jesr/article/view/12050