The Impact of Remittance on Poverty and Inequality : a Microsimulation Study for Nepal

@inproceedings{Acharya2013TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Remittance on Poverty and Inequality : a Microsimulation Study for Nepal},
  author={Chakra P. Acharya and Roberto Le{\'o}n-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  year={2013}
}
Using nationally representative panel data from Nepal, we estimate a household consumption function and simulate the impacts of remittance on poverty and inequality. We study how these impacts vary with regional maturity of migration process and country-source of remittance. The results show that remittance has positive impacts on reduction of all the… CONTINUE READING