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Migration and Foreign Remittances in the Philippines

Migration and Foreign Remittances in the Philippines »

Source: Migration and Foreign Remittances in the Philippines

Volume/Issue: 2005/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Burgess , and V. Haksar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861303

Keywords: growth, stabilization, remittance, remittance flows, equation, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Household Behavior, International Factor Movements and International Business,

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 s...

Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances

Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances »

Source: Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2005/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862430

Keywords: oil prices, migration, determinants of remittances, International Factor Movements and International Business: General,

Remittances to India have been growing rapidly since 1991, making it one of the largest recipients of remittances. This paper analyzes the determinants of remittances to India and finds that their growth over time...

Remittances in Pakistan

Remittances in Pakistan »

Source: Remittances in Pakistan : Why have they gone up, and why Aren't they coming down?

Volume/Issue: 2011/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun , and Udo Kock

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462303236

Keywords: remittances, remittance, worker migration, labor migration, International Factor Movements and International Business: General,

The flow of workers' remittances to Pakistan has more than quadrupled in the last eight years and it shows no sign of slowing down, despite the economic downturn in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and other impo...

The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows

The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows »

Source: The Role of Information in Driving FDI Flows : Host-Country Transparency and Source-Country Specialization

Volume/Issue: 2003/148

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Assaf Razin , Ashoka Mody , and Efraim Sadka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2003

ISBN: 9781451856842

Keywords: fdi, investors, direct investment, domestic investment, host countries, International Factor Movements and International Business,

We develop a simple information-based model of FDI flows. On the one hand, the abundance of "intangible" capital in specialized industries in the source countries, which presumably generates expertise in screening...

Export Versus FDI in Services

Export Versus FDI in Services »

Source: Export Versus FDI in Services

Volume/Issue: 2010/290

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455211715

Keywords: FDI, Heterogeneous firms, Uncertainty, statistics, equation, prediction, predictions, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, International Finance: General,

In the literature on exports and investment, most productive firms are seen to invest abroad. In the Helpman et al. (2004) model, costs of transportation play a critical role in the decision about whether to serve...

A Solution to Two Paradoxes of International Capital Flows

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Source: A Solution to Two Paradoxes of International Capital Flows

Volume/Issue: 2006/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and Jiandong Ju

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864380

Keywords: Lucas paradox, factor price equalization, financial development, property rights institutions, and expropriation risk, capital flow, financial system, international capital, financial capital, International Factor Movements And International Business,

International capital flows from rich to poor countries can be regarded as either too low (the Lucas paradox in a one-sector model) or too high (when compared with the logic of factor price equalization in a two-se...

Do Remittances Reduce Aid Dependency?

Do Remittances Reduce Aid Dependency? »

Source: Do Remittances Reduce Aid Dependency?

Volume/Issue: 2011/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maelan Le Goff , and Kangni Kpodar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

ISBN: 9781463923259

Keywords: Development aid, aid flows, aid dependency, bilateral aid, aid allocation, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Economic Development: General,

Aid has been for decades an important source of financing for developing countries, but more recently remittance flows have increased rapidly and are beginning to dwarf aid flows. This paper investigates how remitt...

Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?1

Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?1 »

Source: Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2012/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938444

Keywords: food price shocks, vulnerability, food price, remittance, remittance inflows, food imports, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Saving,

This paper explores the role of foreign aid and remittance inflows in the mitigation of the effects of food price shocks. Using a large sample of developing countries and mobilising dynamic panel data specification...

What Do Remittances Do? Analyzing the Private Remittance Transmission Mechanism in El Salvador

What Do Remittances Do? Analyzing the Private Remittance Transmission Mechanism in El Salvador »

Source: What Do Remittances Do? Analyzing the Private Remittance Transmission Mechanism in El Salvador

Volume/Issue: 2006/250

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis René Cáceres , and Nolvia Nery Saca

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2006

ISBN: 9781451865103

Keywords: mechanism of transmission, exchange rate, remittance, effects of remittances, real exchange rate, International Factor Movements And International Business,

Family remittances are important for El Salvador's economy. This paper analyzes the impact of remittances on El Salvador's economy and the spillover effects on the other Central American countries. A vector autoreg...

The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows

The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows »

Source: The Chinese Approach to Capital Inflows : Patterns and Possible Explanations

Volume/Issue: 2005/79

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Shang-Jin Wei , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

ISBN: 9781451860986

Keywords: fdi, capital inflows, foreign exchange, direct investment, foreign capital, International Factor Movements and International Business, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

In this paper, we adopt a cross-country perspective to examine the evolution of capital flows into China, both in terms of volumes and composition. China's inflows have generally been dominated by foreign direct in...