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El impacto de las remesas sobre tres diferentes indicadores de pobreza en Guatemala

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  • Alfredo
  • Cuecuecha Mendoza

    (El Colegio de Tlaxcala)

  • Richard H. Adams, Jr

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Este articulo utiliza una encuesta representativa a nivel nacional para estudiar el impacto de las remesas internacionales sobre la probabilidad de ser pobre, la severidad de la pobreza y la desigualdad entre pobres en Guatemala. Tres resultados emergen. Primero, controlando por seleccion y endogeneidad, los hogares que reciben remesas internacionales reducen su probabilidad de ser pobres. Segundo, controlando por endogeneidad y el truncamiento de datos, las remesas internacionales reducen la severidad de la pobreza. Tercero, controlando por endogeneidad y el truncamiento de datos, las remesas internacionales aumentan marginalmente la desigualdad entre los pobres.

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  • Alfredo & Cuecuecha Mendoza & Richard H. Adams, Jr, 2014. "El impacto de las remesas sobre tres diferentes indicadores de pobreza en Guatemala," EconoQuantum, Revista de Economia y Negocios, Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Economico Administrativas, Departamento de Metodos Cuantitativos y Maestria en Economia., vol. 11(1), pages 89-112, Enero- Ju.
  • Handle: RePEc:qua:journl:v:11:y:2014:i:1:p:89-112
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    Keywords

    Remesas; Guatemala; modelos con covariables endogenos.;

    JEL classification:

    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • C34 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models

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