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IMPACTS OF REMITTANCE ON HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURES IN NEPAL

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Growing trend of migration and remittance from foreign employment is an important part of Nepalese economy.
This growing trend of migration has benefitted Nepal in form of remittance but if this remittance is not used in productive
uses, it can create dependency on them. Thus in this context, this study examines the effect of international remittances on
share of household expenditure. We examine different components of household expenditure using OLS regression, nearest

MAXIMIZING THE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT OF MIGRATION IN NEPAL: Comprehensive Market Study

Project Status
Completed
Project Start Year
2017

This report presents selected data generated from migrant workers’ and households’ surveys carried out within the project Research and Policy Dialogue Initiative on Migration and Remittances in Nepal, implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mission in Nepal in collaboration with Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS), and financed by IOM Development Fund. The project aims to assist the Government of Nepal in developing evidence-based policies to harness effectively the link between migration and development.