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Henri Njangang, Edmond Noubissi and Hilaire Nkengfack
''Do remittances increase the size of the informal economy in Sub-saharan African countries?''
( 2018, Vol. 38 No.4 )
This paper investigates the relationship between remittances and the size of the informal economy for 30 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries over the period 1991-2015. Based on Ordinary Least Squared (OLS) and System Generalized Method of Moments (GMM), empirical findings show that remittances increase the size of the informal economy.
Keywords: remittances, the informal economy, GMM, SSA
JEL: O1 - Economic Development: General
E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data)
Manuscript Received : Aug 17 2018 Manuscript Accepted : Oct 30 2018

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