Rural emigration and the destination of migrants in highland Ecuador.
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Rural emigration and the destination of migrants in highland Ecuador. by David A. Preston

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Published by University of Leeds, School of Geography in Leeds .
Written in English


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SeriesWorking paper -- 224.
ContributionsUniversity of Leeds. School of Geography.
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Open LibraryOL13659327M

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Ecuador: From Mass Emigration to Return Migration? This country profile analyzes Ecuador's migration trends and examines how remittances and return migration have become an important policy focus for a country with an estimated million to 2 million nationals . Emigration from Ecuador is a relatively recent phenomenon, but one that has had a huge impact on the country's demographics and percent of Ecuadorians ( million people) live outside Ecuador, primarily in Spain and the United n , and , Ecuadorians were estimated to live in the United States in ; nearly , were estimated to live in Spain in   In rural Ecuador and elsewhere in Latin America, the departure of migrants and the receipt of migrant remittances have led to declining rural populations and increasing cash incomes. It is commonly assumed that these processes will lead to agricultural abandonment and the regrowth of native vegetation, thus undermining traditional livelihoods Cited by: Author(s): Preston,D A Title(s): Rural emigration and the destination of migrants in highland Ecuador/ D.A. Preston. Country of Publication: England Publisher: University of Leeds. Department of Geography, Leeds, England,

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