Altruism and Workers' Remittances : Evidence from Selected Countries in the Middle East and Central Asia »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2006
Keywords: altruism, co-integration, cointegration, equation, workers ? remittances, equations, Household Behavior: General, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production
Workers' remittances have been playing an increasingly important role in the balance of payments of many countries and can significantly contribute to the strength of their external positions. Assessing the likely...