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Does Trust in Home Countries Matter for Formal Remittances?

Kamal Kasmaoui (), Farid Makhlouf () and Youssef Errami ()

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Abstract: This note studies the empirical relationship between trust and remittances. Using historical data from the 2010-2014 wave of World Values Survey (WVS) for interpersonal trust and World Bank for remittances. Results underline the substitution role played by interpersonal trust with remittances. Migrants send fewer of formal remittances when the rate of interpersonal trust in the country of origin is high.

Keywords: Remittances; Institutions; Social Capital; Interpersonal Trust (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020-07-01
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