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Paying the Price – Despite High Remittances, Migration is Adversely Affecting Family Life in Jamaica

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According to the 2007 edition of the Economic and Social Survey (Jamaica), remittances – the leading source of foreign currency inflows to the country – positively influence welfare and poverty reduction. At the same time, they have negatively impacted the family unit and the working-age population.
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Samuil Simeonov

Samuil Simeonov is a political scientist