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Remittances and return migration

Collier, William J., Piracha, Matloob, Randazzo, Teresa (2017) Remittances and return migration. Review of Development Economics, . ISSN 1363-6669. E-ISSN 1467-9361. (doi:10.1111/rode.12335) (KAR id:62177)

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Abstract

This paper utilises survey data of return migrants to analyse the determinants of remittances sent while the migrants were abroad. We approach our research question from the perspective

as during the migration experience. Using a two-part model, we show that the decision to remit and the amount remitted depend on a combination of different migrant characteristics

‘compelled’. We show that the two groups have different incentives to remit which can help explain the link between type of migrants and their remittance behaviour.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/rode.12335
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Matloob Piracha
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 11:11 UTC
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2019 23:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/62177 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Piracha, Matloob: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0885-349X
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