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Remittances as a Social Status Signaling Device

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  • Radu Vranceanu

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    (Economics Department - ESSEC Business School)

  • Claire Naiditch

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    (ESSEC Business School - ESSEC Business School)

Abstract

L'article étudie les transferts des migrants en tant que moyen pour signaler leur situation économique aux yeux des résidents. En information imparfaite, les migrants pauvres peuvent transférer plus que normal, pour se faire passer pour des migrants ayant réussi. Les migrants riches peuvent adopter des stratégies de signalisation plus agressives encore.

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Keywords: Information imparfaite ; Pauvreté ; Signal ; Transferts des migrants;

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  1. Giraud, Gaël & Renouard, Cécile, 2009. "Is the Veil of Ignorance Transparent?," ESSEC Working Papers DR 09016, ESSEC Research Center, ESSEC Business School.

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