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International migrant workers" remittances

Gurushri Swamy

International migrant workers" remittances

issues and prospects.

by Gurushri Swamy

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Published by World Bank in Washington D.C .
Written in English


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SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper -- No.481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13818899M

The data reveal that the global migrant stock increased from 92 million in to million in Quantitatively, migration between developing countries dominates, constituting half of all international migration in Falling migration inevitably reduces remittance flows. The World Bank identifies the prospect of the oil price remaining low as a key risk to the growth of remittances in For many migrant workers, being able to make international payments to friends and family in their countries of origin is a key driver of their decision to work overseas.

The transfers to be recorded are thus equal to the net worth of the migrants.” By definition, remittances include fund transfers made by both resident emigrants and short-term (non-resident) migrant workers. International migrant stock is obtained from the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs (). The data available Cited by: 8. An international panel of contributors provide analyses of the ethical, political, and legal harms suffered by female migrant workers, based on empirical data and case studies, along with original and sophisticated analyses of the complex of systemic, structural factors responsible for the harms experienced by women migrant workers. The book Format: Hardcover.

Proclaiming an International Day of Family Remittances represents an invaluable opportunity not only to recognize the efforts of migrant workers globally, but also to strengthen current partnerships and create new synergies among sectors to promote the development impact of remittances worldwide. on remittances are difficult to administer and likely to drive the flows underground. In line with the improved global economic outlook, remittances to developing countries are expected to grow at about percent in , to $ billion. Remittance costs. The global average cost of sending remittances has remained nearly flat at percent in.


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The study puts together available data on workers' remittances to developing countries and analyzes the regional structure of and growth in these flows. It is shown that these flows are substantial.

For many labor exporters, they are a major source of Cited by: Decem The report provides a snapshot of latest statistics on immigration, emigration, skilled emigration, and remittance flows for countries and territories.

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The development community needs to consider how to best manage remittance flows and how the body of research on remittances can be strengthened, both for the purpose of. Pia Orrenius, Madeline Zavodny, in Handbook of the Economics of International Migration, Remittances.

Remittances are an important source of funds for many immigrant-sending countries, and remittances are one of the primary motivations for migration.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. International migration, remittances, and the brain drain (English) Abstract.

Knowledge of the economic effects of migration, especially its impact on economic development, is rather limited. In order to expand knowledge on migration, and identify policies and reforms that would lead to superior development outcomes, this volume Cited by:.

The projected fall in remittances, which would be the sharpest in recent history, is largely due to a decline in the wages and employment of migrant. The International Migration Report (Highlights) 18 December There are now an estimated million people living in a country other than their country of birth — an increase of 49%.This fact book for attempts to present numbers and facts behind the stories of international migration and remittances, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data.

It provides a snapshot of statistics on immigration, emigration, skilled emigration, and remittance flows for countries and 13 regional and income groups.