Title

Remittance Investment Climate Analysis in Rural Hometowns (RICART), a Philippine-originated mixed methods tool that ascertains the readiness of a rural hometown and her overseas migrants / migrant households to receive investments coming from overseas remittances

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-2011

Abstract

With awards funds from the Global Development Network (GDN), Alvin Ang and Jeremaiah Opiniano were able to develop a mixed methods research tool, known as the Remittance Investment Climate Analysis in Rural Hometowns (RICART). The methodology integrated qualitative findings and quantitative results and focused on the rural birthplaces of overseas immigrants. Ang and Opiniano won the 2010 Most Outstanding Award for Research in Development (ORD) in GDN's Global Development Awards and Medals Competition [awarded on 13-15 January 2011 in Bogota, Colombia].

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