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Overseas Filipino workers and their impact on household employment decisions

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  • Ducanes, Geoffrey
  • Abella, Manolo I

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Examines the oftencited concern that Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their remittances cause moral hazard problems in the labour supply of their households.

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Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 411226.

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Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 2008
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Publication status: Published in Working paper series, Asian Regional Programme on Governance of Labour Migration.
Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:411226

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Keywords: migrant worker; remittance; labour supply; household; Philippines; travailleur migrant; envoi de fonds; offre de main-d'oeuvre; ménage; Philippines; trabajador migrante; remesa de dinero; oferta de mano de obra; hogar; Filipinas;

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  1. Samir Jahjah & Ralph Chami & Connel Fullenkamp, 2003. "Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development," IMF Working Papers 03/189, International Monetary Fund.
  2. Ducanes, Geoffrey & Abella, Manolo, 2008. "Overseas Filipino workers and their impact on household poverty," ILO Working Papers 411223, International Labour Organization.
  3. Ernesto M. Pernia, 2006. "Diaspora, Remittances, and Poverty in RP’s Regions," UP School of Economics Discussion Papers 200602, University of the Philippines School of Economics.
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