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  • 741. Publications & Writing

    Remittances and Their Economic Impact in Post-War Somaliland

    This paper provides a descriptive overview of the role of remittances, provided by a large diaspora of migrant workers and refugees, in post-war Somaliland. Based on field-work conducted in Somalia, the paper discusses trends in the size, source, means of transfer, distribution a…

    Author Ahmed, Ismail I Publisher Wiley-Blackwell, 2000 Read online Download PDF

  • 742. Publications & Writing

    Remittances and the Brain Drain: Do More Skilled Migrants Remit More?

    The publisher, Oxford Journals, did not grant permission to reproduce this article for public access. To buy the article please visit http://wber.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/21/2/. This paper examines how the skill level of migrants (skilled or unskilled) affects the…

    Author Faini, Riccardo

  • 743. Publications & Writing

    Remittances and the Real Exchange Rate

    This study uses cross-national data from 8 Latin American countries over the period 1990-2003 to examine the impact of international remittances on real exchange rate appreciation.  Using an instrumental variables approach to control for endogeneity and reverse causality, the au…

    Contributors Lopez, Humberto, Molina, Luis, Bussolo, Maurizio Publisher World Bank, 2007 Read online Download PDF

  • 744. Publications & Writing

    Remittances from International Migration: A Comparison of El Salvador and Nicaragua

    This paper uses household data from El Salvador and Nicaragua to examine the determinants of remittances from international migration. Nearly twice as many households in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, receive remittances from relatives abroad than do households in Mana…

    Author Funkhouser, Edward Publisher MIT Press, 1995 Read online Download PDF

  • 745. Publications & Writing

    Remixing Reggaetón: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico

    Remixing Reggaetón: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico written by 2007 DPDF Black Atlantic Studies Fellow Petra R. Rivera-Rideau:    Puerto Rico is often depicted as a "racial democracy" in which a history of race mixture has produced a racially harmonious society. I…

    Author Rivera-Rideau, Petra R. Publisher Duke University Press, 2015

  • 746. Publications & Writing

    Rents, Rent-Seeking and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence in Asia

    … Sponsored by the Southeast Asia Program. Buy from Amazon.

    Contributors Mushtaq H. Khan (Editor), Jomo Kwame Sundaram (Editor) Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2000

  • 747. Publications & Writing

    Repensando las migraciones: Nuevas perspectivas teóricas y empíricas

    This volume is a translation of a recent International Migration Review special issue on "Conceptual and Methodological Developments in the Study of International Migration." Organized by the SSRC Migration Program, in collaboration with the Center for Migration and Development a…

    Contributors Alejandro Portes (Editor), Josh DeWind (Editor) Publisher Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, 2006

  • 748. Publications & Writing

    Report From the Field: Street Vendors and the Informal Sector in Hanoi

    Article written by 2008 DPDF Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Fellow Martha Lincoln, featured in Dialectical Anthropology, Volume 32, No. 3.

    Author Lincoln, Martha L Publisher Springer Publications, 2008

  • 749. Publications & Writing

    Representation Despite Discrimination: Minority Candidates in Germany

    Article written by 2007 DPDF Rethinking Europe: Religion, Ethnicity, Nation Fellow Alex Street: Immigrant-origin minorities are underrepresented in many democratic legislatures. This paper evaluates the direct effects of voter discrimination on the electoral performance of minori…

    Author Street, Alex L. S. Publisher SAGE Publications, 2014

  • 750. Publications & Writing

    Representation Through Taxation: Revenue, Politics, and Development in Postcommunist States

    …2001 IDRF Fellow Scott Gehlbach’s Representation Through Taxation challenges the conventional wisdom that politicians favor groups that are organized over those that are not. Gehlbach uses the postcommunist experience to challenge the traditional emphasis on collective action,…

    Author Gehlbach, Scott Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2008