Do Emigrants Self-Select Along Cultural Traits? Evidence from the MENA Countries

This article empirically investigates whether emigrants from MENA (Middle East and North Africa) countries self-select along two cultural traits: religiosity and gender-egalitarian attitudes. Using Gallup World Poll data on individual opinions and beliefs and migration aspirations, we find that indi...

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Volume: 54
Main Author: Docquier, Frédéric
Tansel, Aysit
Turati, Riccardo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Los Angeles, CA SAGE Publications 01.06.2020
SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC
Maastricht: Global Labor Organization (GLO)
published in: The International migration review Vol. 54; no. 2; pp. 388 - 422
ORCID: 0000-0002-7636-6995
Data of publication: 20200600
ISSN: 0197-9183
1747-7379
EISSN: 1747-7379
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Women's Studies
Social Sciences (General)
Political Science
Subjects:
Z10
015
J61
F22
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index – 2020
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science
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