Remittances, growth and poverty: New evidence from Asian countries

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Remittances, growth and poverty: New evidence from Asian countries. / Imai, Katsushi S.; Gaiha, Raghav; Ali, Abdilahi; Kaicker, Nidhi.

In: Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 36, No. 3, 01.05.2014, p. 524-538.

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Imai, KS, Gaiha, R, Ali, A & Kaicker, N 2014, 'Remittances, growth and poverty: New evidence from Asian countries' Journal of Policy Modeling, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 524-538. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2014.01.009

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Imai, K. S., Gaiha, R., Ali, A., & Kaicker, N. (2014). Remittances, growth and poverty: New evidence from Asian countries. Journal of Policy Modeling, 36(3), 524-538. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2014.01.009

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Imai KS, Gaiha R, Ali A, Kaicker N. Remittances, growth and poverty: New evidence from Asian countries. Journal of Policy Modeling. 2014 May 1;36(3):524-538. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2014.01.009

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Imai, Katsushi S. ; Gaiha, Raghav ; Ali, Abdilahi ; Kaicker, Nidhi. / Remittances, growth and poverty: New evidence from Asian countries. In: Journal of Policy Modeling. 2014 ; Vol. 36, No. 3. pp. 524-538.

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