|Por||Amaia Pérez (publicado en 2010-08-20 por gncosta )|
|Publicado y/o Presentado en:||
Pérez, Amaia (2007). Migration-development linkages. En Gender, Remittances and Development. United Nations Instraw. Sin números de página.
|Mainstream discourse on the impact of migration on the development of sending countries and communities has evolved from a rather negative perspective to a much more positive one. Whereas brain drain was the cornerstone of previous pessimistic visions, nowadays the opportunities for brain circulation opened up by migration are emphasized. Social remittances (embracing entrepreneurial, technological and cultural remittances), whether embodied in return migrants or channeled through any other means from the Diaspora, are praised. However, remittance flows are the key element accounting for such positive expectations. Discourse of the remittance-to-development paradigm.|