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  • Migration and Remittances Factbook 2008by Dilip Ratha

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    This book contains statistical snapshots for 195 countries and 13 regional and income groups. The 200+ tables, each focused on one country, region, or income group, explore immigration, emigration and skilled emigration, and inward and outward remittance flows. Summary reports on the top 10 countries in each category are also included. more...

  • South-South Migration and Remittancesby Dilip Ratha

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    South-South Migration and Remittances reports on preliminary results from an ongoing effort to improve data on bilateral migration stocks. It sets out some working hypotheses on the determinants and socioeconomic implications of South-South migration. Contrary to popular perception that migration is mostly a South-North phenomenon, South-South migration... more...

  • Remittance Markets in Africaby Sanket Mohapatra; Dilip Ratha

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 29.99

    Remittances sent by African migrants have become an important source of external finance for countries in the Sub-Saharan African region. In many African countries, these flows are larger than foreign direct investment and portfolio debt and equity flows. In some cases, they are similar in size to official aid from multilateral and bilateral donors.... more...

  • Diaspora for Development in Africaby Sonia Plaza; Dilip Ratha

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    The diaspora of developing countries can be a potent force for development, through remittances, but more importantly, through promotion of trade, investment, knowledge and technology transfers. The book aims to consolidate research and evidence on these issues with a view to formulating policies in both sending and receiving countries. more...

  • Migrant Remittance Flowsby Dilip Ratha; Jacqueline Irving; Sanket Mohapatra

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 29.99

    Drawing on the findings from responses to a survey conducted in 2008–09 from 114 central banks worldwide (of which 33 are in Africa), Migrant Remittance Flows aims to better understand how central banks and other national institutions regulate and collect data and other information on cross-border remittance flows. Findings indicate that, although... more...

  • Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyondby Ibrahim Sirkeci; Jeffrey H. Cohen; Dilip Ratha

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 29.99

    During the 2008 financial crisis, the possible changes in remittance-sending behavior and potential avenues to alleviate a probable decline in remittance flows became concerns. This book brings together a wide array of studies from around the world focusing on the recent trends in remittance flows. The authors have gathered a select group of researchers... more...

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