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Migration and Foreign Remittances in the Philippines, Robert Burgess, V. Haksar

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Abstract
International migration and large remittance flows have been prominent features of the Philippine economy for many decades. This paper describes the evolving pattern of migration and remittance flows and analyzes some of the channels through which remittances affect economic activity. The empirical evidence does not clearly support the purported short-term stabilizing effect on consumption of remittance flows. Furthermore, as in other countries, the longer term economic effect of such flows is ambiguous
Table Of Contents
""Contents""; ""I. INTRODUCTION""; ""II. RECENT TRENDS IN MIGRATION AND REMITTANCE FLOWS""; ""III. THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF REMITTANCES""; ""IV. CONCLUSIONS""; ""References""
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
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Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (18 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781451906660

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