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North-South Migration and Remittances in Ghana

@article{Adaawen2013NorthSouthMA,
  title={North-South Migration and Remittances in Ghana},
  author={Stephen A. Adaawen and Boabang Owusu},
  journal={African Review of Economics and Finance},
  year={2013},
  volume={5},
  pages={29-45}
}
Migrant remittances play an important role in the economic development and the improvement of household welfare in Ghana. The movement of youth from rural Northern Ghana to the South has been a recurrent research focus. This paper examines the dynamics of north-south migration of the youth and resulting remittances in Ghana using Accra and Kumasi as study areas. The paper shows that the youth embark on the southward journey with the anticipation of getting employed so as to earn money to be… Expand
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