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Remittances and inequality: a dynamic migration model

Bibliographic reference Shen, I-Ling ; Docquier, Frédéric ; Rapoport, Hillel. Remittances and inequality: a dynamic migration model. In: The Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 8, no. 2, p. 197-220 (2010)
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