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International Migration, Remittances, and the Impacts of the Great Recession in Rural Mexico

Justin Kagin and Diane Charlton

in Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198707875
eISBN:
9780191783074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707875.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses a local economy-wide model to evaluate impacts of the 2008–9 global recession in rural Mexico. The model is calibrated using household panel data; a recursive-dynamic version of the ... More


Money and Family Relationships: The Biography of Transnational Money

Supriya Singh

in Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168685
eISBN:
9781400885268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168685.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on how transnational money is imbued with meaning, morals, and emotion, drawing on the case of Indian migrants to Australia. Specifically, it points out how migrant remittances ... More


“Working the Money”: Migrants, Remittances, and Social Ties

Smoki Musaraj

in Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the intertwining of financial practices at firms with different forms of social ties. It concentrates on the role of mediators, such as “sekserë” and “të njohur” and the broader ... More


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