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761. Publications & Writing
This paper exploits a unique natural experiment that helps identify the causal impact of remittances on poverty in migrants’ origin households and in remittance-receiving areas. The authors take advantage of exogenous shocks to the remittance receipts of Philippine households.
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This paper uses a small, non-representative matched survey of Nigerian migrants in the US and their origin families in Nigeria (1997) to examine savings in the country of origin. Since the study has information on both migrant- and origin-household characteristics, it is able to…
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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…
764. Publications & Writing
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…
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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 auth…
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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…
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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. In Rem…
768. Publications & Writing
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769. Publications & Writing
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…
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Article written by 2008 DPDF Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Fellow Martha Lincoln, featured in Dialectical Anthropology, Volume 32, No. 3.