Village level inequality, migration and remittances in rural Mexico: How do they change over time?

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Arslan, Aslıhan; Taylor, J. Edward;
  • Publisher: Kiel: Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)
  • Subject: Rücküberweisung (Migranten) | Panel data | Remittances | Mexiko | Soziales Netzwerk | Inequality | O15 | Mexico | Ländliche Einkommensverteilung | Migration | Network effects | Migranten | Schätzung | Inequality, Migration, Network effects, Panel Data, Remittances, Mexico
    • jel: jel:O15
      ddc: ddc:330

We analyze how migration prevalence and remittances shape income distribution using novel panel data that is nationally and regionally representative of rural Mexico. Employing a Gini decomposition and controlling for whole household migration (attrition), we find that ... View more
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