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Savings and credit associations and remittances : the case of Far West Nepalese labour migrants in Delhi, India

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  • Thieme, Susan
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    Based on data drawn from three months of field research mainly in Delhi in 2002, and household surveys in Far West Nepal between 1999-2001. Explores the issues related to migration between the two areas, migrants' participation in financial self-help associations, and the impact that these systems have on remittance patterns.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 363299.

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    Length: 52 pages
    Date of creation: 2003
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    Publication status: Published in Working paper series, Social Finance Programme.
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:363299

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    Keywords: remittance; savings and credit club; migration; migrant worker; India; Nepal; ILO Convention; comment; map; statistical table; envoi de fonds; groupement d'épargne et de crédit; migration; travailleur migrant; Inde; Népal; convention de l'OIT; commentaire; carte géographique; tableau statistique; remesa de dinero; grupo de ahorro y crédito; migración; trabajador migrante; India; Nepal; Convenio de la OIT; comentario; mapa; cuadros estadísticos;

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    1. Blaikie, Piers & Cameron, John & Seddon, David, 2002. "Understanding 20 Years of Change in West-Central Nepal: Continuity and Change in Lives and Ideas," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 30(7), pages 1255-1270, July.
    2. Stefan Klonner, 2000. "Rotating Savings and Credit Associations as Insurance," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1589, Econometric Society.
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    1. Michael Lokshin & Mikhail Bontch-Osmolovski & Elena Glinskaya, 2010. "Work-Related Migration and Poverty Reduction in Nepal," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 14(2), pages 323-332, 05.

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