Remittances and investments at the household level in Pakistan
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Published by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in Islamabad .
Written in English



  • Pakistan.


  • Emigrant remittances -- Pakistan.,
  • Households -- Economic aspects -- Pakistan.,
  • Investments -- Pakistan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-36).

StatementG.M. Arif.
SeriesResearch report ;, no. 166, Research report series (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics) ;, no. 166.
LC ClassificationsHG5740.5.A3 A47 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL155197M
LC Control Number99921832

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However, there are still some critical gaps in measuring the human developmental impacts of remittances at the HH level. For example, some researchers measured HH development based on the Anwar and Mughal () using micro level data from household income and economic survey (HIES) of Pakistan and explain the demographic and geographical features of remittances and conclude that Arif, Ghulam Mustafa (), “Remittances and Investments at the Household Level in Pakistan”, Research Report No. , Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad. Armington, P.S. (), ‘A Theory of Demand for Products Distinguished by Place of Production’, International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, 16 (1), pp. They included the Ha nd Book of Pakistan. runs from remittances to economic growth in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Remittances and Investments at the Household Level in Pakistan. ://

G. M. Arif, "Remittances and Investments at the Household Level in Pakistan," PIDE-Working Papers , Pakistan Institute of Development Economics. Samuel Munzele Maimbo & Dilip Ratha, "Remittances: Development Impact and Future Prospects," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number Remittances and investments at t he household level in Pakistan Islamabad, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics Volume ,p37 Anyanwu, J. and Evhijakpoi A. E. O. () “Do in However, remittances can also have counter effects in the source economy, unlike ODA or FDI, because it is an outcome of labor migration. Like there are externalities (positive and/or negative) associated with labor migration, the impact of remittances on the economy measured at the macroeconomic, household or community level can be either positive or negative in the country of :// 1 day ago  chapter 08 migrant remittances and development Posted By Louis L Amour Library TEXT ID f9 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library development to an important extent they finance consumption and are an international mechanism of social protection based on private transfers they can also contribute to

Qayyum, Abdul & Javid, Muhammad & Arif, Umaima, "Impact of Remittances on Economic Growth and Poverty: Evidence from Pakistan," MPRA Paper , University Library of Munich, Germany. G. M. Arif, "Remittances and Investments at the Household Level in Pakistan," PIDE-Working Papers , Pakistan Institute of Development :// In addition, remittances ease liquidity constraint and serve as insurance for many recipient households, inducing them to invest in business and take entrepreneurial risks Results from a series of ADB research studies on the role of remittances at the global level and in key Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, the   Remittances have also a potential positive impact on non-recipient, as explained above. Remittances allow banks to obtain funds at lower costs and use these additional funds to grant loans to firms and households. However, in line with monetary policy, banks should be ascertain that shocks observed (surge of remittances) are ://   The analysis shows that a large amount of remittance money goes into education. At the margin, households receiving internal and international remittances spend 45 and 58 percent more, respectively, on education than do households with no remittances. These increased expenditures on education represent investment in human ://