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Geographic Distance and Remittances in Romania: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

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  • Jose De Sousa
  • Laetitia Duval

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We analyse the role of geographic distance for bilateral remittances. We use a new data set on bilateral remittance flows from OECD countries to Romania over the period 2005-2009. Contrasting with existing literature, we find that remittances increase with distance but in a non-linear way.

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Article provided by CEPII research center in its journal International Economics/Economie Internationale.

Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 121 ()
Pages: 81-98

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Handle: RePEc:cii:cepiei:2010-1td

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Keywords: International migration; remittances; bilateral data; Romania;

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  1. Frédéric Docquier & Hillel Rapoport & Sara Salomone, 2011. "Remittances, Migrants' Education and Immigration Policy: Theory and Evidence from Bilateral Data," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 1119, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
  2. Zizi Goschin, 2013. "The Remittances As A Potential Economic Growth Resource For Romania," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(15), pages 29.
  3. Zizi Goschin & Monica Roman & Aura Popa, 2011. "Determinants of Romanian International Migrants' Remittances," ERSA conference papers ersa11p1001, European Regional Science Association.
  4. Zizi GOSCHIN & Monica ROMAN, 2012. "Determinants of the remitting behaviour of Romanian emigrants in an economic crisis context," Eastern Journal of European Studies, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 3, pages 87-103, December.
  5. Eralba Cela & Eros Moretti, 2013. "Gendered remittances of Romanians in Italy," RIEDS - Rivista Italiana di Economia, Demografia e Statistica - Italian Review of Economics, Demography and Statistics, SIEDS Societa' Italiana di Economia Demografia e Statistica, vol. 0(3-4), pages 79-86, July-Dece.
  6. Ahmed, Junaid & Martinez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada, 2014. "What drives bilateral remittances to Pakistan? A gravity model approach," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 209, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.

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