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JMP - Economic Drivers of Family Reunification in a Context of International Migration

Migration is a family decision. Often the family is separated after the migration of one of its members and the desire to reunify can drive many decisions and choices made by the family. Will there be a reunification? After how long will the family …

Migration: Policy Reforms and Coordination

Remittances, Costs and Catastrophes

The paper attempts to better understand the mechanisms underlying the costs of remittances. It does so using a multi-country analysis over the 2010s. More specifically, it tries to highlight whether and how the operators on the market adjust to a …

Tajikistan, Remittances and the Family-left Behind

Tajikistan between 2007 and 2011 was the most dependent on remittances in the world. Using survey data covering this period, I analyze the impact of remittances on the household expenditures. I control for endogeneity and find that remittances does …