Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo
This paper studies the effect of per capita remittances on poverty in 25 labour-sending countries of Asia between 1991 and 2015. The total remittance flows to this region has been steadily rising through the years with countries such as India receiving the highest remittances in the world. This region unfortunately also has the highest concentration of poor in the world and the conclusions of the paper could provide policy recommendations on how migration and remittances could be used as effective developmental tools. The study concludes that international remittance has a poverty mitigating effect. A 10% increase in the per capita remittance can result in the decline of the poverty headcount ratio by 0.4 percentage points. After instrumenting for possible endogeneity of remittance, the effect is even greater with a 10% increase in the per capita remittance leading to a decline of poverty headcount ratio by 0.5 percentage points and the poverty gap by 0.1 percentage points.
We need to drastically change the way we produce and eat food
Cities and Social Change
Forum for thinking and action in international development
A Critical Perspective On Development Economics
A Learning Change Project Blog by Giorgio Bertini
Oppose lese majeste law and human rights abuses in Thailand
Development Matters is a platform for discussions on development opportunities and challenges.
Beatrice Cherrier's blog
Urban Studies x Sustainable Development x Geospatial Analysis
A Sussex University Anthropology blog
Alternative paradigms, practices and challenges
A blog on gender, citizenship and urban life
Political Ecology Network
Reinventing the Finnish City
a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology
The global community of academics, practitioners, and activists interested in Economic Sociology & Political Economy -- led by Dr. Oleg Komlik
Posts are by authors of papers published in the RWER. Anyone may comment.
Just another WordPress.com site
Thinking about place and power - a site written and curated by Stuart Elden
Words & Fotos ON / All rights reserved © Lee Yu Kyung 2021
urban informality + urban development
discussions on digital ethics. privacy and power
Foreigners' Rights and Layman's Legal Overview for Thailand
News about the journal, new articles, free downloads and more
Je procrastine (beaucoup). Mais des fois j'écris (un peu).