EFFECTS OF REMITTANCES ON HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS

This study explores the effect of remittances on human capital development in terms of educational attainment on a global perspectives using GLS modeling. Data from different valid international sources are used in the analyses. Furthermore, it investigates the relationship of remittances with human capital development by region, gender, democracy and financial development. The results reveal significant positive effects of remittances on the changes in average schooling years and secondary enrollment rate in the developing countries. There are regional, genders and financial level variations in human capital development due to remittances flow. Finally, some important policy recommendations have been suggested.


Editor(s):
QUDDUS, MD. ABDUL
RAHMAN, MD. SAIDUR
HOSSAIN, MOHAMMAD ISMAIL
MD. AKTERUZZAMAN
RAHMAN, KHANDAKER MD. MOSTAFIZUR
HAQUE, M. SAYEEDUL
RAHMAN, MD. WAKILUR
Issue Date:
Apr 18 2017
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/256172
ISSN:
0257-3539
Language:
English
Published in:
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 36, Number 1-2
Page range:
18-1




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