Do Migrant Remittances Affect the Consumption Patterns of Albanian Households ?

@inproceedings{Castaldo2007DoMR,
  title={Do Migrant Remittances Affect the Consumption Patterns of Albanian Households ?},
  author={Adriana Castaldo and B. Reilly},
  year={2007}
}
This paper investigates the extent to which consumption patterns of Albanian households are affected by the receipt of migrant remittances. Domestic and international remittances are considered and differences in their impacts on household consumption patterns assessed. The study finds that the consumption pattern for households in receipt of internal remittances is not statistically different from those that do not receive such transfers. On the other hand, households who receive remittances… CONTINUE READING

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