(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1995)

Document title

Some common fallacies about migrants' remittances in the South Pacific: lessons from Tongan and Western Samoan research

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

BROWN R.P.C. (1) ; FOSTER J. ;
(1) University of Queensland, Brisbane, AUSTRALIE


The research examines remittances from the receiving and sending ends using household income and expenditure surveys on two Pacific Islands (Tonga, Western Samoa) and among migrants from the same countries in Brisbane, Australia. Secondary time series data are employed to examine the relationship between remittances, savings and migrant income in the same two countries. Unrecorded remittances are found to be significant. The transfers constitute an integral part of the family's international trade and investment activities


Article of periodic

published at : Asia Pacific viewpoint / ISSN 1360-7456

Editor : Blackwell, Cambridge - ROYAUME-UNI (1996)

Millesime : 1995, vol. 36, no1 [pp. 29-45]

Bibliographic references : 39 ref.




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