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Social Networks, Remittance and Family Migration Decision Among Somali Immigrants

by Semalegne Kendie

Jan 1, 2011

This research aimed at evaluating the contributions of social networks and monetary remittance in Somali family migration decision. Three questions have been addressed: (1) what is the main objective of Somalis migration to Addis Ababa? (2) What are the influences of family social networks on Somali family migration decision? And (3) what about the relationship between annual monetary remittance and Somali family migration decision?