Channeling Remittances to Education: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador

2015
Ambler, Kate; Aycinena, Diego; Yang, Dean

This study analyses the impact of a migrants remittance program on educational outcomes in El Salvador. The authors examine whether subsidies received through migrant remittances have a positive effect on student outcomes. The authors find that the program has positive effect on education expenditures, attendance, increased schooling. The authors provide policy-makers with insights on the outcomes of a migrants remittances program

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