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Volume Four                                                                   Winter 2006-Spring 2007                                                              Numbers 3-4.

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  Theme: Global Labor Migration and Emerging Trends in Development Finance: An Assessment of the

  Economic and Social Impact of Migrant (Worker) Remittances in Central America and the Caribbean 

   REMITTANCES AND THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROCESS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ECONOMY

 

   Roger Hosein and Martin Franklin1

   Department of Economics

   University of the West Indies

   St. Augustine, Trinidad

   Published Online: February 10, 2017

 

 

   ABSTRACT

 

This article examines the impact of remittances on the economic development of the Trinidad and Tobago economy. The article starts by providing an extensive review of the theoretical and empirical literature regarding the various contributions of remittances to economic growth and the wider economic development process.   The article then provides some preliminary survey results regarding the use of remittances in Trinidad and Tobago.

 

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