Migration and Remittances : Causes and Linkages 1

@inproceedings{Niimi2000MigrationAR,
  title={Migration and Remittances : Causes and Linkages 1},
  author={Yoko Niimi},
  year={2000}
}
The paper empirically examines the determinants of remittance flows at the cross-country level. It considers, among other things, the significance of the level of migration, the education level of migrants and financial sector development in determining remittances. Given the potential endogeneity problems, the migration and financial development variables are instrumented in the estimation. The migration level is found to be the main driver of remittance flows even after controlling for the… CONTINUE READING

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