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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 …
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 …
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 …
a relationship between poverty and emigration, and that remittances lessen inequality. On the basis of Latin American … and Mexican data, this chapter intends to show that for Mexico, the exchange of migrants for remittances is among the … lowest in Latin America, that extreme poor Mexicans don't migrate although the moderately poor do, that remittances have a …
This paper analyses changes in income portfolios of rural households and its determinants for the case of Ghana in the 1990s. Our analysis shows that, contrary to common beliefs, rural Ghana has seen major economic transformation, as households increasingly diversify their livelihoods by both...