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Impact of remittances on investments, financial development and economic growth. Case study Moldova.

Author: Mgr. Natalia Cosovan
Year: 2011 - summer
Leaders: doc. Ing. Tomáš Cahlík CSc.
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Work type: Masters
MEF
Language: English
Pages: 91
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Abstract: Economic integration starts to be achieved faster through the international labor mobility than due to international trade or capital movements. Remittances, important international capital flows, became one of the most discussed topics in world. The migrant‘s transfers have become the primary source of existence in Moldova. This paper using data on transfer of funds for the period 1995-2010, attempts to examine the relationship between remittances and financial development, economic growth and investment level of Republic of Moldova. The main finding of this study is that remittances influence significantly the economic growth, the investment level. Moreover, these funds substitute for a shortage of development of the financial system and therefore promote growth.

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