Remittances and Expenditure Patterns of Households in the Kyrgyz Republic

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Akylai Muktarbek kyzy

American University of Central Asia

Tchoro Seyitov

The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic

Nurbek Jenish

National Bank of Kyrgyz Republic

Date Written: June 18, 2015

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Muktarbek kyzy, Akylai and Seyitov, Tchoro and Jenish, Nurbek, Remittances and Expenditure Patterns of Households in the Kyrgyz Republic (June 18, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2733425 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2733425

Akylai Muktarbek kyzy

American University of Central Asia ( email )

205 Abdymomunov Street
Bishkek, 720040
Kyrgyzstan

Tchoro Seyitov (Contact Author)

The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic ( email )

168 Chui avenue
Bishkek, 720001
Kyrgyzstan
+996 312 669011 (Phone)
+996 312 610456 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://www.nbkr.kg

Nurbek Jenish

National Bank of Kyrgyz Republic ( email )

Umetalieva Street 101
Bishkek 720040
Kyrgyzstan

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