Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Samir Jahjah , Ralph Chami , and Connel Fullenkamp
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 2003
Keywords: altruism, asymmetric information, private income transfers, worker, worker remittances, migration, remittance, Asymmetric and Private Information, Household Behavior, International Factor Movements and International Business,
The role of remittances in development and economic growth is not well understood. This is partly because the literatures on the causes and effects of remittances remain separate. We develop a framework that links...