Geographic Distance and Remittances in Romania: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?
AbstractWe 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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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by CEPII research center in its journal International Economics/Economie Internationale.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 121 ()
International migration; remittances; bilateral data; Romania;
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