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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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Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00551869

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

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  1. Gaël Giraud & Cécile Renouard, 2010. "Is the veil of ignorance transparent ?," Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne 10011, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne.

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