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Migration, remittances, and inequality: estimating the net effects of migration on income distribution

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  • Barham, Bradford
  • Boucher, Stephen
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

    Volume (Year): 55 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 307-331

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:55:y:1998:i:2:p:307-331

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