Economic consequences of globalization: emigration from Turkey and to Turkey

Bulent Acma, Anadolu University, Turkey

Emigration to other countries, particularly to Europe, from Turkey has been going on since the beginning of 1960’s. Surplus of young population and continuous unemployment problems in the country has been encouraging the tendency of emigration. As a result of this, legal and illegal emigration to other countries is still lasting. The aim of this study to analyze emigration to other countries from Turkey and find out the economic reasons of it. For this reason, especially, the emigration in Turkey will be shown through statistical data according to the years. Secondly, the reasons for socio-economic conditions which cause the emigration. Third and last section, the economical and social renovation in the source country (Turkey) will be investigated and the impacts on the host countries will also be analyzed.

Presented in Poster Session 2