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Determinants and Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa

Raju Jan Singh, Markus Haacker, Kyung-woo Lee and Maëlan Le Goff.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Finance; Economywide Country Studies; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 8176 words.

This paper investigates the determinants and the macroeconomic role of remittances in sub-Saharan Africa. It assembles the most comprehensive data set available so far on remittances in the...

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Effects of labour taxes on hours of market and home work: the role of international capital mobility and trade

Hian Teck Hoon.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Trade; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 5493 words.

The Prescott hypothesis that permanently higher marginal tax rates on labour income fully explain the decline in market hours worked in Europe (relative to North America) over three decades...

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The Elusive Gains from International Financial Integration

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas and Olivier Jeanne.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development. 12801 words.

Standard theoretical arguments tell us that countries with relatively little capital benefit from financial integration as foreign capital flows in and speeds up the process of convergence....

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