Migration patterns and the impact of internal transfers on consumption and human capital in Timor-Leste
|dc.contributor.supervisor||Assoc. Prof. Jaya Earnest|
|dc.contributor.supervisor||Prof. Sandra Hopkins|
This thesis reports findings from a Migration and Remittance study conducted among 654 households across 3 districts of Timor-Leste in 2010. A mixed methods design was adopted employing a cross-sectional household survey combined with interviews. Findings highlight that internal migration and remittances are having a positive impact on human capital and household expenditure. This research contributes to the limited knowledge on remittance flows in post-conflict and transitional nations.
|dc.title||Migration patterns and the impact of internal transfers on consumption and human capital in Timor-Leste|
|curtin.department||Centre for International Health|