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Workers' remittances, economic growth and poverty in developing Asia and the Pacific countries

Author: Juthathip Jongwanich; United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
Publisher: [Bangkok, Thailand] : United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, [2007]
Series: UNESCAP working paper, WP/07/01.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This paper examines the impact of workers' remittances on growth and poverty reduction in developing Asia-Pacific countries using panel data over the period 1993-2003. The results suggests that, while remittances do have a significant impact on poverty reduction through increasing income, smoothing consumption and easing capital constraints of the poor, they have only a marginal impact on growth operating through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juthathip Jongwanich; United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
ISBN: 9789211205091 9211205093
OCLC Number: 191912369
Description: 20 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.
Series Title: UNESCAP working paper, WP/07/01.
Responsibility: Juthathip Jongwanich.

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Examines the impact of workers' remittances on growth and poverty reduction in developing Asia-Pacific countries using panel data over the period 1993-2003.  Read more...

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