Purpose of Study:
- To Quantify the effects of natural disasters on remittance inflows to Jamaica
- The researcher utilized quarterly time series data ranging from 1998 to 2010
- The data was obtained from the Bank of Jamaica, EM-DAT and The Bureau of Economic Analysis in the United States.
- The results indicate that in the presence of a natural disaster in a given quarter, remittances would increase by an additionally 0.044% in that same quarter.