IIAS Newsletter 45 Autumn 2007

No place like home? Return and circular migration among elderly Chinese in the Netherlands

David Engelhard

Research into a group of 350 elderly Chinese migrants in the Netherlands examines who amongst them expect to return to the homeland, who will regularly commute between China and the Netherlands and who will, most likely, never leave their adopted country. A look at self-reported health within this group sheds light on the question, ‘is migration bad for your health?’.

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