Do remittances alleviate poverty and income inequality in poor countries? Empirical evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
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KeywordsRemittances; Poverty; Inequality; Developing Countries; system GMM; Sub-Saharan Africa;
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
- O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- N37 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - Africa; Oceania
- I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
- C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- F24 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Remittances
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AFR-2012-03-14 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2012-03-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2012-03-14 (Development)
- NEP-MIG-2012-03-14 (Economics of Human Migration)
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