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Crise ivoirienne, envois de fonds et pauvreté au Burkina Faso

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  • Jean-Pierre Lachaud

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Based on the data of household surveys in Burkina Faso, the study shows a fall and a new relative distribution of the remittances from Ivory Coast during the period 1998-2003. Whereas more than half of the households getting transfers benefited from redistribution from Ivory Coast in 1998, they were no more than a quarter in 2003. The study suggests a significant relation between the decline of remittances from Ivory Coast and the rise of national poverty, especially transient poverty, during the same period.

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Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue Tiers Monde.

Volume (Year): n° 183 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 651-673

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  1. Jean-Pierre Lachaud, 2004. "Le travail des enfants et la pauvreté en Afrique : un réexamen appliqué au Burkina Faso," Documents de travail 96, Groupe d'Economie du Développement de l'Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV.

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