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Déterminants et usages des transferts de fonds des migrants : le cas des migrations Sud-Sud


  • El Mouhoub, Mouhoud


  • Kuhn, Mélanie


The objective of this research is to analyze South-South remittances, i.e. remittances made between developing countries. With recent and original survey data on African countries, its purpose is to i) establish an overview of African migration and remittances, ii) analyze the impact of departure conditions on the migrants’ remittance behavior, iii) study remittance used in the case of forced migration, and more generally in the case of South-South migration and iv) analyze if remittance behavior of South-South migrants differs from those of South-North migrants. Results show that departure conditions play an important role in the migrant’s decision to remit. They also highlight that South-South remittances are largely used to finance consumption expenditures. Finally, results reveal that South-South and South-North migrants behave slightly differently in terms of remittances.

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  • Kuhn, Mélanie, 2013. "Déterminants et usages des transferts de fonds des migrants : le cas des migrations Sud-Sud," Economics Thesis from University Paris Dauphine, Paris Dauphine University, number 123456789/13419 edited by El Mouhoub, Mouhoud, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:dau:thesis:123456789/13419
    Note: dissertation

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    Migrations internationales; Migrations forcées; Transferts de fonds Sud-Sud; Transferts de fonds internationaux; Afrique; Afrique du Sud; Économétrie; International Migration; Forced Migration; South-South Remittances; International Remittances; South Africa; Africa; Econometrics;

    JEL classification:

    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • F24 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Remittances
    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration


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