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Remittance Responses to Temporary Discounts: A Field Experiment among Central American Migrants

Kate Ambler, Diego Aycinena, Dean Yang

NBER Working Paper No. 20522
Issued in September 2014

---- Acknowledgments ----

Kevin Carney, our Innovations for Poverty Action project associate, deserves special thanks for superb work on all aspects of project implementation and data management. This project would not have been possible without the collaboration of Viamericas Corporation and their participating agents. We greatly appreciate the support and feedback of Luis Alejos MarroquĂ­n, Paul Dwyer, Daniel Gottschalk, Gabriela Inchauste, Yusufcan Masatlioglu, Celia Medrano, Carlos Sarmiento, and seminar participants at IFPRI, the 11th Midwest International Economic Development Conference, the 8th Annual Meeting of the Impact Evaluation Network, and the 7th International Conference on Migration and Development (Oxford). This study was funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (contract C0016-11) and by the University of Michigan's Population Studies Center. Ambler is grateful for the support of an NICHD training grant to the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan (T32 HD007339). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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