The chapter suggests a comprehensive study of migration typology for Bulgarian migrants based on the concepts of individual aspirations and capabilities. The analysis utilizes data from sample surveys conducted in Switzerland and Bulgaria. An original classification of migrant types is proposed on the basis of aspirations revealed in respect of the future plans of the surveyed individuals. A distinction between short- and long-term potential migrants is derived. A subsample of the mobile population currently residing in Bulgaria is identified as well, i.e. those who have recent migration experience. These individuals are further differentiated into two main types: return and circular migrants. Along with this, the survey of Bulgarians residing in Switzerland provides an option to identify similar migrant types. The chapter provides insights on various aspects of the socio-economic profiles of the migration types studied. Finally, using logistic regression models the main determinants of the migration aspirations are outlined incorporating a selection of demographic and capability variables of respondents.

Mintchev, V., Boshnakov, V., Richter, M., Ruspini, P. (2017). Determinants of Migration and Types of Migration and Mobility. In P.R. M. Richter (a cura di), Migration and Transnationalism Between Switzerland and Bulgaria (pp. 25-60). NEW YORK - USA : Springer.

Determinants of Migration and Types of Migration and Mobility

Ruspini P
2017

Abstract

The chapter suggests a comprehensive study of migration typology for Bulgarian migrants based on the concepts of individual aspirations and capabilities. The analysis utilizes data from sample surveys conducted in Switzerland and Bulgaria. An original classification of migrant types is proposed on the basis of aspirations revealed in respect of the future plans of the surveyed individuals. A distinction between short- and long-term potential migrants is derived. A subsample of the mobile population currently residing in Bulgaria is identified as well, i.e. those who have recent migration experience. These individuals are further differentiated into two main types: return and circular migrants. Along with this, the survey of Bulgarians residing in Switzerland provides an option to identify similar migrant types. The chapter provides insights on various aspects of the socio-economic profiles of the migration types studied. Finally, using logistic regression models the main determinants of the migration aspirations are outlined incorporating a selection of demographic and capability variables of respondents.
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Mintchev, V., Boshnakov, V., Richter, M., Ruspini, P. (2017). Determinants of Migration and Types of Migration and Mobility. In P.R. M. Richter (a cura di), Migration and Transnationalism Between Switzerland and Bulgaria (pp. 25-60). NEW YORK - USA : Springer.
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