Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show that More Educated Migrants Remit More

@article{Bollard2009RemittancesAT,
  title={Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show that More Educated Migrants Remit More},
  author={Albert Bollard and D. McKenzie and M. Morten and H. Rapoport},
  journal={IZA Institute of Labor Economics Discussion Paper Series},
  year={2009}
}
  • Albert Bollard, D. McKenzie, +1 author H. Rapoport
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • IZA Institute of Labor Economics Discussion Paper Series
  • Two of the most salient trends surrounding the issue of migration and development over the past two decades are the large rise in remittances, and an increased flow of skilled migration. However, recent literature based on cross-country regressions has claimed that more educated migrants remit less, leading to concerns that further increases in skilled migration will hamper remittance growth. This paper revisits the relationship between education and remitting behavior using microdata from… CONTINUE READING
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