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Longitudinal evidence on financial expectations in Albania: Do remittances matter?

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  • Laetitia Duval

    () (GERCIE - Groupe d'Etudes et de Recherche sur la Coopération Internationale et Européenne - Université de Tours)

  • François-Charles Wolff

    (INED - Institut national d'études démographiques, LEMNA - Laboratoire d'économie et de management de Nantes Atlantique - UN - Université de Nantes)

Abstract

This paper focuses on the role of remittances on financial expectations in Albania using longitudinal data covering the period 2002-2004. To study the dynamics of income satisfaction at the household level, we use subjective data on past, current and future financial situations and estimate random and fixed effect ordered Probit models. We find that households are more optimistic about the future when they have experienced an improvement in their financial situation in the past and when they have received private transfers from foreign countries.

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  • Laetitia Duval & François-Charles Wolff, 2010. "Longitudinal evidence on financial expectations in Albania: Do remittances matter?," Working Papers hal-00546296, HAL.
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    1. Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell & Paul Frijters, 2004. "How Important is Methodology for the estimates of the determinants of Happiness?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 114(497), pages 641-659, July.
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    1. Giulia Bettin & Riccardo Lucchetti, 2016. "Steady streams and sudden bursts: persistence patterns in remittance decisions," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 29(1), pages 263-292, January.

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    Albania; Income expectations: Longitudinal data; Remittances;

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