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Emigrant remittances
Working Paper
Labour and migration in rural Vietnam

This paper provides an overview of the characteristics of migrant households and analyses the effects of migration in Vietnam, on the basis of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey conducted in 2012 and 2014...

Emigrant remittances Households Labor mobility
Book Chapter
Social Policies or Private Solidarity?: The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Emigrant remittances Equality and inequality Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Social Policies or Private Solidarity?: The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador

This paper reviews the pattern of poverty rates and income inequality in El Salvador since the 1990s...

Emigrant remittances Equality and inequality Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Remittances in Small Island Developing States

From the book: Understanding Small-Island Developing States

Economic assistance and foreign aid Emigrant remittances Natural disasters
Journal Article
Remittances in Small Island Developing States

Part of Journal Special Issue Fragility and Development in Small Island Developing States

Economic assistance and foreign aid Emigrant remittances Natural disasters
Working Paper
International Migration, Remittances and Labour Supply: The Case of the Republic of Haiti

The Republic of Haiti is a prime international remittance recipient country in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, relative to its gross domestic product (GDP)...

Econometric models (Economic development) Emigrant remittances Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration)
Book Chapter
Natural Disasters and Remittances: Poverty, Gender and Disaster Vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS

From the book: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Emigrant remittances Households Natural disasters
Working Paper
Natural Disasters and Remittances: Exploring the Linkages between Poverty, Gender, and Disaster Vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS

This paper explores the linkages between poverty and disaster vulnerability in the context of remittance flows to households in the Caribbean. Jamaica is used as the case study country...

Emigrant remittances Households Natural disasters
Journal Article
Estimating the Net Effects of Migration and Remittances on Poverty and Inequality: Comparison of Fiji and Tonga

Part of Journal Special Issue Policy Arena: Small Island Developing States

Emigrant remittances Emigration and immigration Equality and inequality
Journal Article
Small Island States Development Challenges: Introduction

Part of Journal Special Issue Policy Arena: Small Island Developing States

Economic assistance and foreign aid Emigrant remittances Emigration and immigration
Book Chapter
Remittances and Financial Inclusion in Development

From the book: Development Finance in the Global Economy

Economic development Emigrant remittances Regression analysis
Working Paper
Remittances and Financial Inclusion in Development

In this paper we focus on the relationship between remittance inflows and financial inclusion in developing countries...

Economic development Emigrant remittances Regression analysis
Working Paper
Migration Taxes and Human Capital Formation: Some Implications for Development

Use of migration tax as an instrument for financing development expenditure in poorer countries has received renewed attention recently and is evolving as an important subject of research in development economics...

Economic development Emigrant remittances Risk management
Working Paper
Estimating the Net Effects of Migration and Remittances on Poverty and Inequality: Comparison of Fiji and Tonga

We use original 2005 household survey data from Fiji and Tonga to estimate the impact of migration and remittances on income distribution and measures of poverty, after controlling for selectivity in migration and endogeneity in the relationship betw...

Emigrant remittances Emigration and immigration Equality and inequality
Working Paper
Remittances and the Macroeconomy: The Case of Small Island Developing States

In this paper we examine how remittances relate to the exchange rate, natural disasters and foreign aid in developing economies. By using panel VAR methods we are able to compensate for both data limitations and endogeneity among variables...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Emigrant remittances Natural disasters
Book Chapter
Remittances by Emigrants: Issues and Evidence

In F. Cheru and C. Bradford (eds), The Millennium Development Goals: Raising the Resouces to Tackle World Poverty. Chapter 5 of the book "The Millennium Development Goals: Raising the Resources to Tackle World Poverty," is presented...

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