“Bienvenid@s a casa”- Return Schemes and the Remigration Process of Ecuadorian Female Migrants

  • Carolin Schurr
  • Miriam Stolz
Palabras clave: Return migration, Gender, Financial crisis, Ecuador, Spain, 20th-21st Century


In the 1990s many Ecuadorians migrated to Spain in order to escape the national crisis. Today, these migrants are among those most acutely affected by the global financial crisis. Both the effects of the crisis and the remigration policies of the Spanish and Ecuadorian state have made remigration an attractive option for many migrants. This article analyses the remigration processes of Ecuadorian women and asks to what extent the return schemes address remigration realities.

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