Research on the Relationship between Remittance and Subjective Well-Bing - Empirical Analysis based on CHIPS Micro Data

Dungang Zang, Meicen Liu, Jiahui Chen

Abstract

Using the data from the Rural Urban Migration in China 2008, we estimate the relationship and m echanism between the remittance and subjective well-being of the rural - urban migrants in China. And we get some conclusions after robustness tests and use work months of the year as the instru mental variable to deal with the possible endogenous bias. Our results show that remittances and the subjective well-being of the immigrants has a weak but significant and negative relationship and the marginal effect of remittance on happiness is higher than the marginal utility of revenue, even if the effect of per capita remittances and the relative remittances is eliminated.

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Zang D., Liu M. and Chen J. (2016). Research on the Relationship between Remittance and Subjective Well-Bing - Empirical Analysis based on CHIPS Micro Data . In ISME 2016 - Information Science and Management Engineering IV - Volume 1: ISME, ISBN 978-989-758-208-0, pages 19-24. DOI: 10.5220/0006443000190024


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@conference{isme16,
author={Dungang Zang and Meicen Liu and Jiahui Chen},
title={Research on the Relationship between Remittance and Subjective Well-Bing - Empirical Analysis based on CHIPS Micro Data},
booktitle={ISME 2016 - Information Science and Management Engineering IV - Volume 1: ISME,},
year={2016},
pages={19-24},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006443000190024},
isbn={978-989-758-208-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - ISME 2016 - Information Science and Management Engineering IV - Volume 1: ISME,
TI - Research on the Relationship between Remittance and Subjective Well-Bing - Empirical Analysis based on CHIPS Micro Data
SN - 978-989-758-208-0
AU - Zang D.
AU - Liu M.
AU - Chen J.
PY - 2016
SP - 19
EP - 24
DO - 10.5220/0006443000190024