Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Giulia Bettin , Andrea Presbitero , and Nicola Spatafora
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 27 January 2014
Keywords: Shocks, Business cycle, Vulnerability, Gravity model, remittance, migrant, bilateral remittances, official remittances, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, International Lending and Debt Problems
This paper examines how international remittances are affected by structural characteristics, macroeconomic conditions, and adverse shocks in both source and recipient economies. We exploit a novel, rich panel data...