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Remittances and migration intentions of the left-behind

Piracha, Matloob, Amrita, Saraogi (2015) Remittances and migration intentions of the left-behind. Migration and Development, . ISSN 2163-2324. E-ISSN 2163-2332. (doi:10.1080/21632324.2015.1129691) (KAR id:54787)

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Abstract

Migration and the consequent flow of remittances are like a double-edged sword; while keeping many out of poverty, they can also result in further brain drain and demographic

behind the link between remittances and migration. We find evidence that remittances not only relieve credit constraints in the home country but also act as a signalling device of

success in the host country. These results provide a fresh outlook on the role of remittances in shaping migration flows in the migrant sending countries.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/21632324.2015.1129691
Uncontrolled keywords: migration intentions, remittances, simultaneity
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Matloob Piracha
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 11:10 UTC
Last Modified: 06 May 2020 03:14 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54787 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Piracha, Matloob: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0885-349X
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