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Overseas Filipino workers and their impact on household employment decisions

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  • Ducanes, Geoffrey.
  • Abella, Manolo I.

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Examines the oftencited concern that Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their remittances cause moral hazard problems in the labour supply of their households.

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  • Ducanes, Geoffrey. & Abella, Manolo I., 2008. "Overseas Filipino workers and their impact on household employment decisions," ILO Working Papers 994112263402676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:994112263402676
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    1. Ralph Chami & Connel Fullenkamp & Samir Jahjah, 2005. "Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 52(1), pages 55-81, April.
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    3. Ducanes, Geoffrey. & Abella, Manolo I., 2008. "Overseas Filipino workers and their impact on household poverty," ILO Working Papers 994112233402676, International Labour Organization.
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    2. Williamson, Jeffrey G, 2017. "Philippine Inequality across the Twentieth Century: Slim Evidence but Fat Questions," CEPR Discussion Papers 12481, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    3. Gatapia, Sophia Christianne M. & Dorado, Rowena A., 2016. "Employment Decision of Female Spouses of Filipino Overseas Contract Workers," Journal of Economics, Management & Agricultural Development, Journal of Economics, Management & Agricultural Development (JEMAD), vol. 2(1), June.

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