Andreea Moraru

Emigration and the Impact on Children Left Behind, in Slănic Moldova Town

Andreea Moraru

Article information

Volume: IX Issue: 1, Pages: 39-48
Andreea Moraru
“Al. I. Cuza” University in Iaşi, Faculty of Geography and Geology,
Bulevardul Carol I, 700505, Iaşi, Romania,


This study examines a Romanian town from Bacău county, named Slănic Moldova, which has experienced a strong emigration. The survey help to see the attitude of children concerning the migration of their parents and what chances are to continue their studies. Were all questioned 80 students from the age of ten to the age of nineteen. Using the data obtained through the application of questionnaire, this article try to give an answer to the following question: “Is parental migration a barrier on children development, or contrary to this idea, children whose parents migrate are more likely to continue their studies?”.

Keywords: emigration, impact, children left behind, questionnaire, Slănic Moldova


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