THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Characteristics and functions remittances Transnistrian labor migrants

2015. №1, pp. 355-365

Volkova Olga A. - D.Sc. (Sociology), Professor, Belgorod National Research University, 78 Preobrazhenskaya st., Belgorod, 308000, Russian Federation, volkovaoa@rambler.ru

Ostavnaya Alla N. - Senior Lecturer, Pridnestrovian State University after T. G. Shevchenko, 110 Gorkiy st., Tiraspol, Transnistria, 3300, Republic of Moldova, alaost@ramber.ru

The article describes the migration situation in the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic. On materials of statistical information and the results of our empirical study the characteristic of remittances to the region, and highlights their role in the socio-economic development of the country. The results of sociological studies illustrate the importance of remittances for migrant families and socio-economic development of the region.

Key words: Приднестровье, трудовая миграция, ремиттансы, денежные переводы мигрантов, Transnistria, labor migration, remittances

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