Are remittances manna from heaven? A look at the business cycle properties of remittances

This article documents the business cycle properties of workers’ remittance flows to Mexico. We also discuss key differences between the cyclical properties of remittance inflows and the cyclical properties of foreign direct investment (FDI). We find evidence that remittances are countercyclical wit...

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Volume: 19
Main Author: Vargas-Silva, Carlos
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NEW YORK Elsevier Inc 2008
ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC
Elsevier
Elsevier B.V
Elsevier Science Ltd
published in: The North American journal of economics and finance Vol. 19; no. 3; pp. 290 - 303
Data of publication: 2008
ISSN: 1062-9408
1879-0860
EISSN: 1879-0860
Discipline: Economics
Business
Series: The North American Journal of Economics and Finance
Subjects:
F21
E32
F22
F16
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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