Determinants of savings and remittances: Empirical evidence from immigrants to Germany

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2011

Authors

Sinning, Mathias

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Springer

Abstract

This paper investigates the determinants of migrants' financial transfers to their home country using German data. A double-hurdle model is applied to analyze the determinants of the propensity to send transfers to the country of origin and the amount of

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Keywords: Decomposition analysis; Double-hurdle model; International migration; Remittances; Savings

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Review of Economics of the Household

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1007/s11150-009-9082-5

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2037-12-31