International migration, remittances, and welfare in a dependent economy
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Published by Institute for Economic Research, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont., Canada .
Written in English


  • Emigrant remittances.,
  • Economic security.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Slobodan Djajić.
SeriesDiscussion paper,, no. 578, Discussion paper (Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute for Economic Research) ;, no. 578.
LC ClassificationsJV6118 .D53 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p., [2] of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2601615M
LC Control Number85159047

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