Remittances and Institutions : Are Remittances a Curse?

Are Remittances a Curse?

Remittances and Institutions : Are Remittances a Curse?
This paper addresses the complex and overlooked relationship between the receipt of workers' remittances and institutional quality in the recipient country. Using a simple model, we show how an increase in remittance inflows can lead to deterioration of institutional quality - specifically, to an increase in the share of funds diverted by the... READ MORE...

Publication date: February 2008
ISBN 9781451868913
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