Remittances and Expenditure Patterns of Households in the Kyrgyz Republic
23 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2016 Last revised: 14 May 2016
Date Written: June 18, 2015
Remittances make a significant part of households’ income in Kyrgyz Republic and play a big role in the economy. This work analyses the impact of international migrants’ remittances on the expenditure structure of households in the Kyrgyz Republic between 2010-2012 using Life in Kyrgyzstan survey data.
Keywords: remittances, household expenditures, Engel curve
JEL Classification: D12, F22, О15, P36
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