The Empirical Evidence on Albanian Youth Migration


  • Alma Zisi University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres
  • Bitila Shosha University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres
  • Armela Anamali University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres



Youth Migration, Albania, Labor Market, Intention, Socio-economic Environment


The migration phenomenon has already become a global trend affecting all countries worldwide. The dimensions that emigration has taken nowadays affect both the individual as well as the general social aspect. Almost 30 years after the demise of the communist regime, a vast number of Albanian people are still immigrating to other more developed countries. This group choosing to emigrate is dominated by youth.
Most young people face difficulties in the labor market because lacking job experience, scarce or no income, and low wages. All of these have a negative impact on their economic and social aspects. The reasons behind migration vary from personal reasons for young people to the country’s socioeconomic conditions. This article is based on the literature review and previous studies done for our country regarding the factors that influence the tendency of young people to emigrate.
Our study aims to analyze some of the push factors, in their perception, make young Albanian people emigrate. After processing the data collected through the questionnaires, we analyzed them to reach some conclusions. The SPSS V.21 Software was used to process the data and test the logistic model of this study.


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Author Biographies

Alma Zisi, University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres

Dr., Lecturer, Department of Economic Sciences

Bitila Shosha, University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres

Dr., Lecturer, Department of Finance and Accounting

Armela Anamali, University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres

Dr., Lecturer, Department of Finance and Accounting


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How to Cite

Zisi, A., Shosha, B. ., & Anamali, A. . (2022). The Empirical Evidence on Albanian Youth Migration. Journal Transition Studies Review, 29(1), 127-139.




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