Remittances and their Effect on Emigration Intentions in Egypt, Morocco and Turkey

Abstract

What determines remittances – altruism or enlightened self-interest and do remittances trigger additional migration? These two questions are examined empirically in Egypt, Turkey and Morocco for households with family members living abroad. Results show, first, that one cannot clearly pinpoint altruistic or motives of self-interest since each country tells… (More)

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