Kerela's Gulf Connection: Emigration, Remittances and their Macroeconomic Impact 1972-2000
AbstractThis paper attempts to construct a time series estimation of remittances from abroad to the Kerala economy for the period 1972 to 2000. It is now widely acknowledged that foreign remittances in the economy of the State of Kerala in India in the form of money sent by its workers in the Gulf countries play a crucial role. The study finds that by the early nineties remittances to the Kerala economy assumed a significant share of state income. [Working Paper No. 328]
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emigration; Gulf countries; Kerala economy; remittances; and consumption;
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- NEP-ALL-2010-11-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2010-11-13 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-HIS-2010-11-13 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-MAC-2010-11-13 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-MIG-2010-11-13 (Economics of Human Migration)
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