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Migration as a Safety Net and Effects of Remittances on Household Consumption: The Case of Colombia

Lina Marcela
Cardona-Sosa
Carlos Alberto
Medina-Durango
Miércoles, 1 Noviembre 2006

We assess whether international remittances affect Colombian household's expenditure composition and demand of education. We exploit the migratory wave that took place on late 90s due to one of the deepest crises in Colombian history, along with instituti