“Motivation Of International Migration And It’s Effect On Poverty And Entrepreneurship (Study Case : Kerinci Regency)”

YORGA, IHWAN EKAZA (2013) “Motivation Of International Migration And It’s Effect On Poverty And Entrepreneurship (Study Case : Kerinci Regency)”. Masters thesis, Universitas Andalas.

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International migration is one of the most striking features of the population in the district of Kerinci. Malaysia has been choosen as a the country of destination. This study adresses to research questions : what factors are affecting the decisions to migrate to Malaysia in searching for livelihood; and what are the effects of this international migration on the development in the area of origin. This study is based on primary data with sample size 195 households in two villages, namely Koto Iman and Koto Salak. The sample size is determined based qouta sampling. The finding of this are as follows. Firstly, the push factor of decision to migrate include lack of employment in the area of origin and parent advise. While the higher income which is shown by successfull return migrants can be regarded as the pull factors. Regarding the impact of this international migration, the study found that most of remittances are allocated to consumption (non productive activities), and only small proportion is allocated to productive activities. Keyword: International Migration, Variable Affected Emigrant, And Impact Of Remittances.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Pascasarjana Tesis
Depositing User: Ms Ikmal Fitriyani Alfiah
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2016 05:10
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2016 05:10
URI: http://scholar.unand.ac.id/id/eprint/2144

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