The Economıc Impact of Internatıonal Retırement Mıgratıon: A Case Study of Mersın in Turkey
Meryem Samırkaş

International migration of retired people is one of the new international migration types developed in 20th century. This type of migration had been intensely analyzed in Europe starting from 1990s and also became an important issue in Turkey eventually. This migration type and its effects can be observed in southern shores and also partially in western port cities of Turkey. This research focuses on Mersin in Mediterranean region and a questionnaire was conducted with 180 foreign retired people within this region. This study aims to measure the resident foreign retired people and their contribution to Turkish economy in general with a concentration on Mersin’s economy too.

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