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¿Por qué los migrantes envían remesas?: Repaso de las principales motivaciones microeconómicas

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  • Diego Alberto Sandoval Herrera

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  • María Fernanda Reyes Roa

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El aumento de los flujos migratorios y la importancia de los flujos de remesas hacia países emergentes han motivado desde los años 70´s el estudio de los determinantes de las remesas. El primer paso para acercarse a este problema es entender las motivaciones microeconómicas de los agentes que deciden enviar dinero a sus familias en el país de origen. Este documento hace un repaso de literatura que se han desarrollado para describir los incentivos de los migrantes a enviar remesas. Se hace un análisis microeconómico desde 3 enfoques: el de decisión individual, el de arreglos familiares y el de motivos mixtos.

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  • Diego Alberto Sandoval Herrera & María Fernanda Reyes Roa, 2012. "¿Por qué los migrantes envían remesas?: Repaso de las principales motivaciones microeconómicas," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 010036, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
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    Keywords

    Revisión de literatura; Remesas; Migración internacional; Elección intertemporal;

    JEL classification:

    • Y3 - Miscellaneous Categories - - Book Reviews
    • F24 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Remittances
    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • D91 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - Role and Effects of Psychological, Emotional, Social, and Cognitive Factors on Decision Making

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