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    The perception of Myanmar development on its return migrants: implications for burmese migrants in Thailand 

    Thet, Mya Mya; Piriya Pholphirul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Recent development in Myanmar has created stronger pull factors on emigrant Burmese workers to return to their motherland. Using a survey of 433 Burmese migrants in Thailand as a case study, this paper examines the impact of Myanmar’s development on the probability of the return of Burmese migrants to Myanmar from Thailand. Development factors such as more foreign direct investment, deregulation, and improvement of public services will encourage Burmese migrant workers to return home. Additionally, in terms of economic development, better job ...