The macroeconomic effects of remittances in southeast Europe

Georgieva Svrtinov, Vesna and Petkovski, Mihail (2014) The macroeconomic effects of remittances in southeast Europe. Book of proceedings from 5th International Scientific Conference “Economic and Social Development” Belgrade . ISSN 978-953-6125-08-1

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Remittances represent large and growing source of foreign exchange in many countries of Southeast Europe. The main purpose of this paper is to analyse the macroeconomic aspects of these flows. The paper has three parts. The first part discusses the size and macroeconomic impact of remittances in the region of Southeast Europe. The next part deals with the dynamics of remittances during the global economic crisis (2008-) and with the prospects for their sustainability. Third part represents small case study of the Republic of Macedonia Key words: remittances, private transfers, developing countries, Southeast Europe, balance of payments, global economic crisis, current account deficit.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economics and business
Divisions: Faculty of Economics
Depositing User: Vesna Georgieva Svrtinov
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2014 08:05
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2014 08:05

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