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Remittances : Development Impact and Future Prospects.

Author: Samuel Munzele Maimbo; Dilip Ratha
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2005.
Series: World Bank e-Library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An excellent examination of the global remittances policy agenda, Remittances: Development Impact and Future Prospects is a timely and exciting resource for academics, development institutions, central banks, and all policy makers in developed and develop.
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Remittances.
Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2005
(DLC) 2005045771
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Munzele Maimbo; Dilip Ratha
ISBN: 9780821357941 0821357948 0821357956 9780821357958 1280155620 9781280155628 6610155623 9786610155620
OCLC Number: 60645547
Notes: Proceedings of a 2003 conference organized by the Department for International Development, IMF, and World Bank.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 378 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Remittances : an overview / Samuel Munzele Maimbo and Dilip Ratha --
pt. I. Remittance trends and determinants --
Ch. 1. Workers' remittances : an important and stable source of external development finance / Dilip Ratha --
Ch. 2. Migrant remittances in Africa : a regional perspective / Cerstin Sander and Samuel Munzele Maimbo --
pt. II. Maximizing the development impact of remittances --
Ch. 3. The socioeconomic impact of remittances on poverty reduction / Admos O. Chimhowu, Jenifer Piesse and Caroline Pinder --
Ch. 4. Remittances and economic development in India and Pakistan / Roger Ballard --
Ch. 5. Migrant workers' remittances : a source of finance for micro-enterprise development in Bangladesh? / Abul Kalam Azad --
Ch. 6. Migration and development : the Philippine experience / I.F. Bagasao --
Ch. 7. Remittances from Canada to Central America and the Caribbean / Barnabe Ndarishikanye --
pt. III. Strengthening the formal financial infrastructure for remittances --
Ch. 8. Exploring the credit union experience with remittances in the Latin American market / David C. Grace --
Ch. 9. Remittances and pyramid investment schemes in Albania / James P. Korovilas --
Ch. 10. International remittances : delivering fair value / Norbert Bielefeld and Antonique Koning --
pt. IV. Increasing transparency in the informal financial infrastructure for remittances --
Ch. 11. The regulation and supervision of informal funds transfer systems / Samuel Munzele Maimbo and Nikos Passas --
Ch. 12. Regulation and supervision in a vacuum : the story of the Somali remittance sector / Abdusalam Omer and Gina El Koury --
Ch. 13. A proposed framework to analyze informal funds transfer systems / Raul Hernandez-Coss --
pt. V. Migration, development, and remittances --
Ch. 14. The impact of international migration and remittances on poverty / Richard H. Adams, Jr. and John Page --
Ch. 15. Transnationalism and development : trends and opportunities in Latin America / Manuel Orozco --
Ch. 16. Remittances : the new development mantra? / Devesh Kapur.
Series Title: World Bank e-Library.

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