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Determinants of remittances in rural Bangladesh:An econometric analysis of the educational attainments of the households

Kazi Abdul, Mannan and Khandaker Mursheda, Farhana (2015): Determinants of remittances in rural Bangladesh:An econometric analysis of the educational attainments of the households. Published in: Research Journal of Business & Social Science , Vol. 4, No. 12 (April 2015): pp. 177-198.

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Abstract

Educational attainment of the household member is one of the micro-economic determinant of remittances remains an unclear in terms of level of education. This paper analyse household microeconomic survey data. Employ three stages multivariate analysis carry out two regressions equations on 300 rural households. The empirical findings provide that the education is not significant determinant remittances while unit analysis shows that the significance relationship depends on the level of education of the migrant and the household head. Such level of education is also move with the cycle of socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the migrant, household head and household composition.

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