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Diaspora for development in Africa

Author: Sonia Plaza; Dilip Ratha
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2011.
Series: World Bank e-Library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011013214
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Plaza; Dilip Ratha
ISBN: 9780821382585 0821382586 9780821386194 0821386190 1283100037 9781283100038
OCLC Number: 727466536
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 328 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Diasporas of the South : situating the African diaspora in Africa / Jonathan Crush --
Another link in the chain : migrant networks and international investment / David Leblang --
Return migration and small enterprise development in the Maghreb / Flore Gubert and Christophe J. Nordman --
Diaspora bonds : tapping the diaspora during difficult times / Suhas L. Ketkar and Dilip Ratha --
African diaspora associations in Denmark : a study of their development activities and potentials / Lars Ove Trans and Ida Marie Vammen --
The financial consequences of high-skill emigration : lessons from African doctors abroad / Michael A. Clemens --
France's codevelopment program : financial and fiscal incentives to promote diaspora entrepreneurship and transfers / Marion Panizzon --
The Migration for Development in Africa experience and beyond / Ndioro Ndiaye, Susanne Melde, and Rougui Ndiaye-Coïc --
Reinforcing the contributions of African diasporas to development / Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie --
Migration and productive investment : a conceptual framework / Valeria Galetto.
Series Title: World Bank e-Library.
Responsibility: Sonia Plaza and Dilip Ratha, editors.

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