Impact of Remittances on Child Health: A Case Study of Pakistan
Author: Akhtar Ali Shah

This study attempts to investigate the impact of remittances on child health in Pakistan. To investigate this our study uses Pakistan Panel Household Survey (PPHS) 2010, and employs the Ordinary Least Square (OLS) method. For an in-depth analysis, three different z-scores, i.e., weight-for-age, Height-for-age, and Weight-for-height are constructed. Additionally, the study also develop an overall year, index of the three z-scores Principle component analysis (PCA) to the impact of remittances on child health. The finding of the study suggests that remittances inflow to households significantly affect child health. Remittances are directly related with overall child health and other anthropometric indicators (WHZ, WAZ, and HAZ) for households receiving remittances compared to non-receiving households. Supervisor:- Dr. Muhammad Jehangir Khan

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Keywords : Child Health, Remittances on Child Health
Supervisor: Muhammad Jehangir Khan

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