A Romanian University Students' Profile Regarding their Migration Intentions. A Cross-Sectional Study based on Questionnaire Survey

Authors

  • Aurelian-Petrus PLOPEANU Department of Interdisciplinary Research -Humanities and Social Sciences, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2514-3166
  • Daniel HOMOCIANU Research Department of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

Keywords:

Migration, questionnaire data, comparative analysis methods, students’ profiles

Abstract

This paper has as main purpose both the description and the validation of a set of hypothetical traits, corresponding to some profiles of the students from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi (Romania), regarding their migration intentions, based on a questionnaire survey consistent in terms of number and structure of variables and responses. There are some arguments to justify the complex and cross-sectional attributes of the study. The first to be mentioned among such reasons is the constructivist approach behind the process, oriented to both data cleansing and intrinsic and extrinsic derivations. Then, the collaborative and distributed way of both entering the data, through a shared input form and writing and reviewing the article ideas, the comparative style and the multidimensional used context-based analysis methods, constitute another solid arguments to justify this scientific research. The results were presented as a set of specific traits, confirming some of the a priori profiles identified on our initial hypothesis. These ideas were basically confirmed after performing many comparative analysis, based on the collected questionnaire data, showing important differentiation among two heterogenous groups of students.

Author Biographies

Aurelian-Petrus PLOPEANU, Department of Interdisciplinary Research -Humanities and Social Sciences, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

PhD Researcher (CS III), Department of Interdisciplinary Research - Humanities and Social Sciences, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

Daniel HOMOCIANU, Research Department of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

Research Department of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

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Published

2017-12-15

How to Cite

PLOPEANU, A.-P., & HOMOCIANU, D. (2017). A Romanian University Students’ Profile Regarding their Migration Intentions. A Cross-Sectional Study based on Questionnaire Survey. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 9(3), 61-88. Retrieved from https://lumenpublishing.com/journals/index.php/rrem/article/view/73

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