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The U.S.-Guatemala remittance corridor : understanding better the drivers of remittances intermediation

Author: Hela Cheikhrouhou; World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2006.
Series: World Bank working paper, no. 86.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study gives an overview of the intermediation of worker remittance flows from the United States to Guatemala. In contrast to other remittance corridors in the world, most transfers in this corridor are channeled in the United States through the formal sector, and distributed in Guatemala through the banking system. However, both senders and receivers have little access to financial products and services. This  Read more...
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U.S.-Guatemala remittance corridor.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2006
(DLC) 2006025750
(OCoLC)70884962
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hela Cheikhrouhou; World Bank.
ISBN: 9780821367834 0821367838 082136782X 9780821367827
OCLC Number: 427506785
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 71 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: At the first mile --
At the intermediary stage --
At the last mile.
Series Title: World Bank working paper, no. 86.
Other Titles: US-Guatemala remittance corridor
Responsibility: Hela Cheikhrouhou [and others].
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This study reports on recent development and future potential for US-based Guatemalan workers cross-border retail transfers to be more formal, cheaper, and prone to cross-sale of financial products  Read more...

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