Rao, B.Bhaskara and Hassan, Gazi (2009): A panel data analysis of the growth effects of remittances.
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Many development economists believe that remittances by the migrant workers are an important source of long rum growth. Therefore, recent studies have investigated the indirect and direct effects remittances on the growth rates of the recipient countries. This paper analyses the strength of these effects with a common data set and with alternative methods of estimation. It is found that while the evidence supports the indirect effects of remittances, the direct growth effects of remittances seem to be insignificant.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A panel data analysis of the growth effects of remittances|
|Keywords:||Remittances, Growth, Panel Data, System GMM|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F22 - International Migration
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
|Depositing User:||B. Bhaskara Rao|
|Date Deposited:||20. Oct 2009 19:37|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 03:57|
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