Analyse: This thesis deals with the problem of temporary labour migration, a phenomenon that has appeared specially after the second world war. Inside the academic community exists a division concerning the positive and negative aspects of this phenomenon

This difference of views extends, as well, to the governments either in the labour receiving or labour sending countries. This study focuses on the problem of temporary labour migration in the sending countries and its effects on these societies taking Egypt as a case study

In order to achieve this objective, the study is composed of three elements: the determinants of labour emigration which includes the factors that lead to generate potential emigrants and the mechanism of labour transfer to the receiving countries

The institutional framework of labour emigration in the sending countries and its impact on the process of migration

The impact of labour emigration on the sending country with special focus on the relationship between labour emigration and employment