Estimating the Net Effects of Migration and Remittances on Poverty and Inequality : Comparison of Fiji and Tonga

Jiménez, Eliana and Brown, Richard P.C. (2007). Estimating the Net Effects of Migration and Remittances on Poverty and Inequality : Comparison of Fiji and Tonga. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Jiménez, Eliana
    Brown, Richard P.C.
    Title Estimating the Net Effects of Migration and Remittances on Poverty and Inequality : Comparison of Fiji and Tonga
    Volume/Issue No. 2007/23
    Publication Date 2007
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 28
    Language eng
    Abstract

    We use original 2005 household survey data from Fiji and Tonga to estimate the impact of migration and remittances on income distribution and measures of poverty, after controlling for selectivity in migration and endogeneity in the relationship between r

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Emigrant remittances
    Emigration and immigration
    Equality and inequality
    Income distribution
    Poverty
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2007
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789291909629
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