Amjad, Rashid (2010): Remittances and poverty in Pakistan: a note. Published in: Development, Equity and Poverty No. Chapter 9 (2010): pp. 171-181.
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This note makes two poins. First, that the impact of remittances on poverty depends on who sends the remittances. If those who send it come from poorer households (semi-skilled and unskilled workers), its impact on poverty would be greater. Second, that the manner in which remittances are sent, i.e. through legal or illegal channels, also makes a difference in terms of its overall impact on the economy and through this on poverty.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Remittances and poverty in Pakistan: a note|
|Keywords:||Remittances; Poverty; Pakistan|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I30 - General
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O10 - General
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F24 - Remittances
|Depositing User:||khurram iqbal|
|Date Deposited:||23. Apr 2012 12:58|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 00:37|
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