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Determinants of remittances in rural Bangladesh:An econometric analysis of the educational attainments of the households

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  • Kazi Abdul, Mannan
  • Khandaker Mursheda, Farhana

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Educational attainment of the household member is one of the micro-economic determinant of remittances remains an unclear in terms of level of education. This paper analyse household microeconomic survey data. Employ three stages multivariate analysis carry out two regressions equations on 300 rural households. The empirical findings provide that the education is not significant determinant remittances while unit analysis shows that the significance relationship depends on the level of education of the migrant and the household head. Such level of education is also move with the cycle of socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the migrant, household head and household composition.

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  • Kazi Abdul, Mannan & Khandaker Mursheda, Farhana, 2015. "Determinants of remittances in rural Bangladesh:An econometric analysis of the educational attainments of the households," MPRA Paper 97471, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2015.
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    migration; remittances; education; households head; household compositions; determinants;
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    • J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
    • J08 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics Policies
    • J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
    • J4 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers

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