Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ralph Chami , Ekkehard Ernst , Connel Fullenkamp , and Anne Oeking
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 09 May 2018
Keywords: Labor markets, Inclusive growth, Remittances, Low income countries, fragile countries, middle income countries, Dutch Disease, Factor Income Distribution
We present cross-country evidence on the impact of remittances on labor market outcomes. Remittances appear to have a strong impact on both labor supply and labor demand in recipient countries. These effects are hi...