Determining factors and consequences of migrant worker remittances

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Phase 2 examines the hypothesis that related to the consequences' of the remittances flows from these regions. An appropriate model will be applied to test this hypothesis as well. Chapter 5 Chapter 5 will investigate the data sources of the gravity model variables. In this chapter, the data used will be obtained from the IMF, AMF and World Development Indicators CD, 2004. Econometric analysis will be applied to examine the impacts or consequences of remittances and determine all determinants remittances from GCC countries to the Far East countries, Near East countries and Middle East countries. The chapter also introduces the elements of current account and their data sources’. Chapter 6 Chapter 6 is divided into two parts. Part 1 will investigate in the empirical analysis of the determinants of remittance flows from 6GCC Countries. In this Chapter, a model will be applied to examine the flows of remittances from GCC countries in order to determine the drivers of remittance flows from 6 GCC onto 8 countries in South Asia, Middle East and Far East countries. 58
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Part 2 will investigate in the empirical analysis of the consequences of the workers’ remittance flows from 6 GCC Countries and highlight the impact of these remittances on the current account in this region. The chapter also discusses potential determinants variables of current account reversals in these regions. Chapter 7 Chapter 7 discusses the summation, relevance and implications of the study for policy, practice and further research 59
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