El impacto de las remesas sobre tres diferentes indicadores de pobreza en Guatemala

  • Alfredo Cuecuecha Mendoza El Colegio de Tlaxcala, A. C.
  • Richard H. Adams, Jr. Boston Institute for Developing Economies

Resumen

Este artículo utiliza una encuesta representativa a nivel nacional para estudiar el impacto de las remesas internacionales sobre la probabilidad de ser pobre, la severidad de la pobreza y la desigualdad entre pobres en Guatemala. Tres resultados emergen. Primero, controlando por selección y endogeneidad, los hogares que reciben remesas internacionales reducen su probabilidad de ser pobres. Segundo, controlando por endogeneidad y el truncamiento de datos, las remesas internacionales reducen la severidad de la pobreza. Tercero, controlando por endogeneidad y el truncamiento de datos, las remesas internacionales aumentan marginalmente la desigualdad entre los pobres.

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Publicado
2014-06-25
Cómo citar
Cuecuecha Mendoza, A., & Adams, Jr., R. (2014). El impacto de las remesas sobre tres diferentes indicadores de pobreza en Guatemala. EconoQuantum, 11(1), 89-112. https://doi.org/10.18381/eq.v11i1.79