Do remittances help smooth consumption during health shocks? Evidence from Jamaica
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- Diether W. Beuermann & Inder J. Ruprah & Ricardo E. Sierra, 2016. "Do remittances help smooth consumption during health shocks?: Evidence from Jamaica," Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, College of Business, vol. 50(3), pages 1-19.
- Diether Beuermann & Inder J. Ruprah & Ricardo Sierra, 2014. "Do Remittances Help Smooth Consumption During Health Shocks? Evidence From Jamaica," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 6537, Inter-American Development Bank.
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KeywordsConsumption Smoothing; Jamaica; Remittances; Health Shocks;
- F24 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Remittances
- I13 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Insurance, Public and Private
- O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
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- NEP-ALL-2014-04-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-GER-2014-04-11 (German Papers)
- NEP-HEA-2014-04-11 (Health Economics)
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