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Remittances from Migrants: Experience of Vietnamese Households

La, Hai; Dean-Leung, Suiwah

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By analyzingdatafromthethreeVietnamHouseholdLivingStandards Surveysbetween 2002 and 2006, theauthorsfoundthataverylargeproportion of Vietnamesehouseholdsreceivedremittancesduringthoseyearsandthat theseremittancesconstitutedasignificantshareofhouseholdincomes.The majorityofhouseholdsreceivedremittancesfromwithinVietnam,butforthose abletoaccessremittancesfromabroad,theamountswereverymuchlarger. In general,remittancesdoseemtoplayan �insurancerole� forthepoor,...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorLa, Hai
dc.contributor.authorDean-Leung, Suiwah
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T22:10:56Z
dc.identifier.issn1559-3738
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/29573
dc.description.abstractBy analyzingdatafromthethreeVietnamHouseholdLivingStandards Surveysbetween 2002 and 2006, theauthorsfoundthataverylargeproportion of Vietnamesehouseholdsreceivedremittancesduringthoseyearsandthat theseremittancesconstitutedasignificantshareofhouseholdincomes.The majorityofhouseholdsreceivedremittancesfromwithinVietnam,butforthose abletoaccessremittancesfromabroad,theamountswereverymuchlarger. In general,remittancesdoseemtoplayan �insurancerole� forthepoor, cushioninganysuddenfallsinhouseholdincomes.Thereisalsosomeevidence thatpublictransferscancrowdoutprivateremittances,buttheeffectisby no meanscomplete.
dc.publisherUniversity of California Press
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.sourceJournal of Vietnamese Studies
dc.titleRemittances from Migrants: Experience of Vietnamese Households
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume7
dc.date.issued2013
local.identifier.absfor160301 - Family and Household Studies
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4657781xPUB66
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationLa, Hai, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationDean-Leung, Suiwah, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.issue4
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage10
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage31
local.identifier.doi10.1525/vs.2012.7.4.10
local.identifier.absseo910202 - Human Capital Issues
dc.date.updated2020-12-27T07:34:21Z
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