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Accounting for selectivity and duration-dependent heterogeneity when estimating the impact of emigration on incomes and poverty in sending areas (English)

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The impacts of international emigration and remittances on incomes and poverty in sending areas are increasingly studied with household survey data. But comparing households with and without emigrants is complicated by a triple-selectivity problem: first... See More +

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  • Gibson, John; McKenzie, David; Stillman, Steven;
  • 2010/04/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5268
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Accounting for selectivity and duration-dependent heterogeneity when estimating the impact of emigration on incomes and poverty in sending areas
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