Geographic Distance and Remittances in Romania: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

We analyse the role of geographic distance for bilateral remittances. We use a new data set on bilateral remittance flows from OECD countries to Romania over the period 2005-2009. Contrasting with existing literature, we find that remittances increase with distance but in a non-linear way.

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Main Author: de Sousa, José
Duval, Laetitia
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CEPII research center 2010
published in: Economie Internationale no. 1; pp. 81 - 98
Data of publication: 2010
Series: Economie Internationale
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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