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Remittances, Inequality and Poverty in Pakistan: Macro and Microeconomic Evidence

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  • Mazhar MUGHAL
  • Amar Iqbal ANWAR

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Remittances, Inequality and Poverty in Pakistan: Macro and Microeconomic Evidence

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Paper provided by CATT - UPPA - Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour in its series Working Papers with number 2012-2013_2.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2012
Date of revision: Aug 2012
Handle: RePEc:tac:wpaper:2012-2013_2

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  1. Ahmed, Junaid & Martinez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada, 2013. "Blessing or curse: The stabilizing role of remittances, foreign aid and FDI to Pakistan," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 153, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
  2. Junaid Ahmed, 2012. "Cyclical Properties of Migrant's Remittances to Pakistan: What the data tell us," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 32(4), pages 3266-3278.
  3. Mazhar MUGHAL & Junaid AHMED, 2013. "Remittances and Business Cycles: Comparison of South Asian Countries," Working Papers 2012-2013_4, CATT - UPPA - Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, revised Jan 2013.

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