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Angelucci , Manuela Working Paper Migration and Financial Constraints : Evidence from Mexico

  title={Angelucci , Manuela Working Paper Migration and Financial Constraints : Evidence from Mexico},
  author={M. Angelucci},
Migration and Financial Constraints: Evidence from Mexico Using data collected for the evaluation of the rural component of Oportunidades, Mexico’s flagship anti-poverty program, I show that poor households’ entitlement to an exogenous, temporary but guaranteed income stream increases US migration even if this income is mainly consumed and that some households likely use the entitlement to this income stream as collateral to finance the migration. The individuals who start migrating because of… Expand


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