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The impact of migrant remittances on school attendance and education attainment: Evidence from Jordan

Show simple item record Mansour W. Chaaban J. Litchfield J.
dc.contributor.editor 2011 2017-10-18T13:13:50Z 2017-10-18T13:13:50Z 2011
dc.identifier 10.1111/j.1747-7379.2011.00869.x
dc.identifier.issn 1979183
dc.description.abstract This paper evaluates the impact of migrant remittances on human capital accumulation among youth. An augmented human capital model with two outcomes, education attendance and education attainment, is estimated using a large nationally representative household survey from Jordan. Empirical results show that migrant remittance receipt has a positive effect on education attendance. This finding is obtained while controlling for other socio-economic determinants of schooling behavior and is robust to censorship and endogeneity bias. The results also indicate that the magnitude of the remittance impact on both education outcomes is larger for men compared with that of women. © 2011 by the Center for Migration Studies of New York.
dc.format.extent Pages: (812-851)
dc.language English
dc.publisher MALDEN
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: International Migration Review; Publication Year: 2011; Volume: 45; no. 4; Pages: (812-851);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title The impact of migrant remittances on school attendance and education attainment: Evidence from Jordan
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation Mansour, W., University of Sussex, United Kingdom
dc.contributor.affiliation Chaaban, J., American University of Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Litchfield, J., University of Sussex, United Kingdom
dc.contributor.authorAddress Mansour, W.; University of SussexUnited Kingdom
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut; Faculty: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences; Department: Agricultural Sciences;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Agricultural Sciences
dc.contributor.authorFaculty Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
dc.contributor.authorInitials Mansour, W
dc.contributor.authorInitials Chaaban, J
dc.contributor.authorInitials Litchfield, J
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Mansour, W (reprint author), Univ Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RH, E Sussex, England.
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut
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dc.identifier.scopusID 84855238472
dc.publisher.address COMMERCE PLACE, 350 MAIN ST, MALDEN 02148, MA USA
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr Int. Migr. Rev.
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 4
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle International Migration Review
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr Int. Migr. Rev.
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 45
dc.source.ID WOS:000298595500003
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherIndex Educational attainment
dc.subject.otherIndex empirical analysis
dc.subject.otherIndex household survey
dc.subject.otherIndex human capital
dc.subject.otherIndex migrants remittance
dc.subject.otherIndex jordan
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus Dependent variable models
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus rural pakistan
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus migration
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus family
dc.subject.otherWOS Demography

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