Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Erik Lueth , and Marta Ruiz-Arranz
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2006
Keywords: Bilateral remittance flows, gravity model, remittances, remittance, remittance flows, exchange rate, bilateral remittance, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,
This paper creates the first dataset of bilateral remittance flows for a limited set of developing countries and estimates a gravity model for workers' remittances. We find that most of the variation in bilateral r...