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Leveraging Economic Migration for Development : A Briefing for the World Bank Board (English)

This paper responds to a request from the World Bank’s Executive Directors for an update in the area of economic or voluntary migration since the previous Board discussion of the topic on August 25, 2016. ... See More +

Report 143682 SEP 01, 2019

Shaw,William; Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Yameogo,Nadege Desiree; Kim,Eung Ju; De,Supriyo; Plaza,Sonia; Ratha,Dilip K. Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook - transit migration (English)

This Migration and Development Brief reports global trends in migration and remittance flows, as well as developments related to the Global Compact on Migration (GCM), and the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators for volume of remittances as percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) (SDG indicator 17.3.2), reducing remittance costs (SDG indicator 10.c.1) and recruitment costs (SDG indicator 10.7.1). ... See More +

Brief 129443 APR 01, 2018

Ratha,Dilip K.; De,Supriyo; Schuettler,Kirsten; Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Yameogo,Nadege Desiree Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook : Return migration (English)

This migration and development brief reports global trends in migration and remittance flows, major policy developments, and the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators for reducing remittance costs and recruitment costs. ... See More +

Brief 129452 OCT 01, 2017

Ratha,Dilip K.; De,Supriyo; Schuettler,Kirsten; Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Yameogo,Nadege Desiree Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook : Global compact on migration (English)

This Migration and Development Brief provides an update on worldwide remittance flows and the global migration crisis. It focuses on two Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators: reducing remittance costs, and reducing recruitment costs for low-skilled migrants. ... See More +

Brief 129451 APR 27, 2017

Ratha,Dilip K.; De,Supriyo; Plaza,Sonia; Schuettler,Kirsten; Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Wyss,Hanspeter; Yameogo,Nadege Desiree Disclosed

Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows (English)

The authors examine asymmetric information about migrant earnings and its implications for remittance behavior using a sample of Indian households with husbands working overseas in Qatar. ... See More +

Journal Article 129210 JAN 01, 2017

Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Zubrickas,Robertas Disclosed

Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows (English)

This paper examine asymmetric information about migrant earnings and its implications for remittance behavior using a sample of Indian households with husbands working overseas in Qatar. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7368 JUL 15, 2015

Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Zubrickas,Robertas Disclosed

Fiscal and social impact of a nominal exchange rate devaluation in Djibouti (English)

Limited fiscal space limits Djibouti's ability to meet the Millennium Development Goals and improve the living conditions of its population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4028 OCT 01, 2006

Anos Casero, Paloma; Seshan, Ganesh Disclosed

Public-private sector wage differentials and returns to education in Djibouti (English)

Do public sector workers earn a wage premium in Djibouti and are the returns to education different across the sectors? The authors estimate private and public sector wage earnings using 1996 household survey data, while controlling for selectivity using Heckman's two stage approach. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3923 MAY 01, 2006

Anos Casero, Paloma; Seshan, Ganesh Disclosed

The impact of trade liberalization on household welfare in vietnam (English)

What is the effect of trade liberalization on households in developing countries? To what extent do the poor benefit when local markets are made more accommodative to international trade? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3541 MAR 01, 2005

Seshan, Ganesh