Showing 1 - 10 of 35,370
large as Nedroma. At the same time, they help reduce poverty by nearly 13 percentage points. Remittances have a strong …This article analyses the distributional impact of remittances across two regions of Algerian emigration (Nedroma and … Idjeur) using an original survey we conducted of 1,200 households in 2011. Remittances and especially the role played by …
This paper reviews the pattern of poverty rates and income inequality in El Salvador since the 1990s. It discusses some … of the likely factors that explain the reduction in income inequality that has taken place in the country in the last … of migration and remittances (that is, a 'private safety net' built around solidarity within families) rather than the …
The paper studies the effects of international remittances on poverty and inequality in Ethiopia using an urban … household survey from 2004. In order to identify the effects of remittances on poverty and inequality, counterfactual … inequality does not change. The head count, the poverty gap and the squared poverty gap ratios decreased by 2.5%, 1.1% and 0 …
large as Nedroma. At the same time, they help reduce poverty by nearly 13 percentage points. Remittances have a strong …This article analyses the distributional impact of remittances across two regions of Algerian emigration (Nedroma and … Idjeur) using an original survey we conducted of 1,200 households in 2011. Remittances and especially the role played by …
aims at analysing the impact of migration on rural poverty and inequality in Kosovo. It draws on the 2009 nationally …The economic wellbeing of a large number of rural Kosovar families depends heavily on migrants' remittances. This paper … Propensity Score Matching. We find that remittances have no impact on the extremely poor, but lift around 40% of migrant …
aims at analysing the impact of migration on rural poverty and inequality in Kosovo. It draws on the 2009 nationally …The economic wellbeing of a large number of rural Kosovar families depends heavily on migrants' remittances. This paper … Propensity Score Matching. We find that remittances have no impact on the extremely poor, but lift around 40% of migrant …
affect the household consumption expenditure and hence poverty. The findings suggest that reduction in remittances will …, the probability of households becoming poor decreases by 12.7% if they receive remittances. The poverty headcount ratio …This paper examines the impact of remittances on economy and household welfare in Pakistan by using a general …
equal, remittances decrease inequality as their effect is mostly felt among the poor and they are negatively related to the …This paper explores the effect of remittances across the distribution of income. Based on a panel of 46 countries that … covers the period between 1970 and 2000, we find that the effect of remittances is non-monotone across the distribution of …