Determinants of Remittances in Rural Bangladesh: An Econometric Analysis of the Educational Attainments of the Household Members

Research Journal of Social Science & Management, RJSSM: Volume 4, Number 12, April 2015

CASE Research Paper

22 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2015

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Dr Kazi Abdul Mannan

Southern Cross University, Australia

Dr Khandaker Mursheda Farhana

Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology

Date Written: April 1, 2015

Abstract

Educational attainment of the household member is one of the micro-economic determinant of remittances remains an unclear in terms of level of education. This paper analyse household microeconomic survey data. Employ three stages multivariate analysis carry out two regressions equations on 300 rural households. The empirical findings provide that the education is not significant determinant remittances while unit analysis shows that the significance relationship depends on the level of education of the migrant and the household head. Such level of education is also move with the cycle of socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the migrant, household head and household composition.

Keywords: migration, remittances, education, households head, household compositions, determinants

JEL Classification: C51, C52, D00

Suggested Citation

Mannan, Kazi Abdul and Farhana, Dr Khandaker Mursheda, Determinants of Remittances in Rural Bangladesh: An Econometric Analysis of the Educational Attainments of the Household Members (April 1, 2015). Research Journal of Social Science & Management, RJSSM: Volume 4, Number 12, April 2015, CASE Research Paper, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2588324

Kazi Abdul Mannan (Contact Author)

Southern Cross University, Australia ( email )

Lismore, New South Wales 2480
Australia

Dr Khandaker Mursheda Farhana

Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology ( email )

Dhaka, 1230
Bangladesh

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