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Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the...
Economic impact of international migration and remittances on Philippine households: what we thought we knew, what we need to know
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Several studies on the impact of international migration and remittances on household outcomes have been released recently. Many were found to have conflicting results. This paper attempts to shed light on the conflicting results by r...
International remittances and household expenditures: the Philippine case
A.D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
The inflow of international remittances to the Philippines has been recently increasing at phenomenal rates. Official data indicates that from 2001 to 2006, remittances have been growing at an average rate of over 16 percent annually....
Motives and giving norms behind remittances: the case of Filipino overseas workers and their recipient households
M.M. Alba; J.S.C. Sugui / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Literature has focused on motives to explain remittance behaviour. But as nonanonymous transfers, remittances are apt to be influenced by giving norms as well. In this paper, the authors formulate an empirical specification that takes...
Remittances and labour supply in post-conflict Tajikistan
P. Justino; O.N. Shemyakina / Institute of Development Studies UK 2012
The 1992–1998 Tajik armed conflict claimed at least 100,000 lives. About 18 per cent of the country’s population was displaced in the first few years of the war. The majority of displaced and refugees returned to their hom...
Macroeconomic impact of remittances on output growth: evidence from Turkey
A. Tansel; P. Yasar / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
Remittances constitute an important source of external finance for many developing countries. However, the current paper figures that several studies claim that emigration benefited only the migrants and their families in Turkey while...
International Remittances and Family Expenditure Patterns: The Philippines’ Case
A. D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
This paper examines the influence of overseas remittances to patterns of family expenditures in the Philippines using a matched dataset of the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) and the Labor Force Survey (LFS). The objective...
Comparing the 1999 and 2007 Philippine NTA Estimates and Examining the Effects of a Definitional Change of Overseas Workers' Remittances
M. R. M. Abrigo; R. H. Racelis; J. M. Ian Salas / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
This paper compares the estimates of the 1999 and 2007 Philippine National Transfer Accounts (NTA) and examines the implications of using two alternative treatments or definitions of overseas Filipino workers` (OFW) remittances in the...
Immigration, emigration and the labor market in Jordan
J. Wahba / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
Jordan has been a country of both labour emigration and immigration. This paper uses the Jordan Labour Market Panel Survey of 2010 to study migration and the labour market in Jordan. The paper documents the characteristics of outward ...
The impact of remittances on education in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon
J. Chaaban; W. Mansour / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is witnessing the migration of its most educated labour that is seeking higher returns to compensate their households' initial investment in education. This paper uses micro data from thr...
Items 1 to 10 of 114

Items 1 to 10 of 114

Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the...
Economic impact of international migration and remittances on Philippine households: what we thought we knew, what we need to know
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Several studies on the impact of international migration and remittances on household outcomes have been released recently. Many were found to have conflicting results. This paper attempts to shed light on the conflicting results by r...
International remittances and household expenditures: the Philippine case
A.D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
The inflow of international remittances to the Philippines has been recently increasing at phenomenal rates. Official data indicates that from 2001 to 2006, remittances have been growing at an average rate of over 16 percent annually....
Motives and giving norms behind remittances: the case of Filipino overseas workers and their recipient households
M.M. Alba; J.S.C. Sugui / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Literature has focused on motives to explain remittance behaviour. But as nonanonymous transfers, remittances are apt to be influenced by giving norms as well. In this paper, the authors formulate an empirical specification that takes...
Remittances and labour supply in post-conflict Tajikistan
P. Justino; O.N. Shemyakina / Institute of Development Studies UK 2012
The 1992–1998 Tajik armed conflict claimed at least 100,000 lives. About 18 per cent of the country’s population was displaced in the first few years of the war. The majority of displaced and refugees returned to their hom...
Macroeconomic impact of remittances on output growth: evidence from Turkey
A. Tansel; P. Yasar / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2011
Remittances constitute an important source of external finance for many developing countries. However, the current paper figures that several studies claim that emigration benefited only the migrants and their families in Turkey while...
International Remittances and Family Expenditure Patterns: The Philippines’ Case
A. D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
This paper examines the influence of overseas remittances to patterns of family expenditures in the Philippines using a matched dataset of the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) and the Labor Force Survey (LFS). The objective...
Comparing the 1999 and 2007 Philippine NTA Estimates and Examining the Effects of a Definitional Change of Overseas Workers' Remittances
M. R. M. Abrigo; R. H. Racelis; J. M. Ian Salas / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2014
This paper compares the estimates of the 1999 and 2007 Philippine National Transfer Accounts (NTA) and examines the implications of using two alternative treatments or definitions of overseas Filipino workers` (OFW) remittances in the...
Immigration, emigration and the labor market in Jordan
J. Wahba / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
Jordan has been a country of both labour emigration and immigration. This paper uses the Jordan Labour Market Panel Survey of 2010 to study migration and the labour market in Jordan. The paper documents the characteristics of outward ...
The impact of remittances on education in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon
J. Chaaban; W. Mansour / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is witnessing the migration of its most educated labour that is seeking higher returns to compensate their households' initial investment in education. This paper uses micro data from thr...
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