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Financing the family : remittances to Central America in a time of crisis

Author: Gabriela Inchauste; Ernesto Stein
Publisher: New York, NY : Inter-American Development Bank, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interest in learning how to make the most of the potential developmental benefits of remittance flows has grown worldwide. Financing the Family adds to that body of knowledge with a summary of recent research that emphasizes experimental approaches, focuses on Central America, and analyzes the impact of the recent financial crisis.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Financing the family.
(DLC) 2013005489
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriela Inchauste; Ernesto Stein
ISBN: 1137333073 9781137333070 129976469X 9781299764699
OCLC Number: 861477929
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Boxes; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; About the Contributors; Preface; 1 Remittances to Central America: A Link Back Home; 2 Migration, Remittances, and Economic Development: A Literature Review; 3 Enhancing the Impact of Remittances on Development: New Evidence from Experiments among Migrants from El Salvador; 4 US Migrant Employment and Remittances to Central America: A Cointegration Approach; 5 Remittances and Poverty during an Economic Crisis: Honduras and El Salvador. 6 Measuring the Impact of the US Financial Crisis on Salvadoran Migrants and Family RemittancesNotes; References; Index.
Responsibility: Gabriela Inchauste and Ernesto Stein, editors.

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