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A theory of remittances as an implicit family loan arrangement

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  • Poirine, Bernard

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 25 (1997)
Issue (Month): 4 (January)
Pages: 589-611

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:25:y:1997:i:4:p:589-611

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