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Romanian Migrants' Remittances: Past Trends and Short-term Prospects

Zizi Goschin (), Aura Popa () and Monica Roman ()

Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, 2010, vol. X, issue 2, 293-296

Abstract: This study addresses the past trends of Romanian migrants’ remittances and the extent to which remittances inflows were affected by the economic crisis. Specificaly, we examine the sign examine the significance of selected macro-economic factors associated with remittance inflows in Romania by means of an econometric model. Among the main findings is that the evolution of the Gross Domestic Product is positively related to the growth of the remittances and that the total amount of remittances positively impacts upon the living standard of house-holds left behind.

Keywords: migration; remmitances; GDP; Romania. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C70 F22 F24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
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