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Remittances, recession-- returning home? the effects of the 2008 economic crisis on Tajik migrant labor in Moscow by Hilary Hemmings

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Published by Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Kennan Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Migrant labor

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHilary Hemmings
SeriesEurasian migration papers -- no. 4
ContributionsWoodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Comparative Urban Studies Project, Kennan Institute
LC ClassificationsHD5856.R8 H46 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24866391M
ISBN 101933549823
LC Control Number2011446246

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