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Migration and remittances : Special topic : 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 +

Working Paper 120240 OCT 01, 2017

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Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal (English)

This paper studies migration choices in the presence of liquidity constraints and varying costs of migration. This paper presents a simple theoretical framework that analyzes migration response to both push and pull factors in such settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7965 FEB 08, 2017

Shrestha,Maheshwor Disclosed

Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. The paper proposes a series reforms to enhance labor mobility opportunities for Pacific Island countries. ... See More +

Publication 119105 FEB 01, 2017

Curtain,Richard Leigh; Dornan,Matthew Selwyn; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Howes,Stephen Disclosed

Magnet cities : migration and commuting in Romania (English)

Romania is the fastest growing economy in the European Union (EU), and Bucharest and Romania’s secondary cities have been its main growth engines. ... See More +

Working Paper 116400 JAN 01, 2017

Cristea,Marius; Mare,Codruța; Moldovan,Ciprian; China,Andreea-Mirela; Farole,Thomas; Vințan,Adina; Park,Jane; Garrett,Keith Patrick; Ionescu-Heroiu,Marcel Disclosed

Transit migration : all roads lead to America (English)

The paths of many migrants include multiple destinations and transit routes, yet this pattern is almost never reflected in empirical analyses. For example, 9 percent of recent immigrants to the United States arrived from a transit country as opposed to the country where they were born. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7880 NOV 07, 2016

Artuc,Erhan; Ozden,Caglar Disclosed

Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program (English)

This paper presents the first evidence on the efficacy of a major program designed to encourage the return migration of high-skilled individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7875 NOV 01, 2016

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Wagner,Mathis Christoph Disclosed

Bangladesh - Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers Project : procurement plan for June 2013 - June 2017 (English)

Procurement Plan 108743 OCT 04, 2016

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Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)

This papers investigates to what extent internal migration contributes to improving households' welfare in Ghana. Using the most recent and nationally representative household survey (Ghana Living Standards Survey 2012/13), the estimates indicate that on average migration increases consumption significantly, and the effect is driven by households migrating from inland regions to the coastal areas of the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7752 JUL 20, 2016

Molini,Vasco; Pavelesku,Dan; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration? : evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil’s increased integration into the world economy. The authors analyze the impact of regional differences in access to foreign demand on sector-specific bilateral migration rates between the Brazilian states for the years 1995 to 2003. ... See More +

Journal Article 112479 APR 29, 2015

Hering, Laura; Paillacar,Rodrigo Disclosed

The impact of financial literacy training for migrants (English)

Remittances are a major source of external financing for many developing countries, but the cost of sending them remains high in many migration corridors. ... See More +

Journal Article 112400 DEC 23, 2012

Gibson,Alan John; Mckenzie,David J.; Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

Projects and people : a handbook for addressing project-induced in-migration (English)

Migration associated with economic opportunity is a common phenomenon. One form of migration is project-induced in-migration, which involves the movement of people into an area in anticipation of, or in response to, economic opportunities associated with the development and/or operation of a new project. ... See More +

Working Paper 62631 SEP 01, 2009

Disclosed

Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) : Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility in the Middle East and North Africa; vol. 2 - overview (English)

The objective of this study is to provide a long-term perspective for the ongoing policy dialogue on the management of labor migration in Europe and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries. ... See More +

Policy Note 50267 JAN 01, 2009

Disclosed

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Migration and remittances : Special topic : return migration (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120240 Working Paper
Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal (English)
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FEB 08, 2017 WPS7965 Policy Research Working Paper
Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 119105 Publication
Magnet cities : migration and commuting in Romania (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116400 Working Paper
Transit migration : all roads lead to America (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7880 Policy Research Working Paper
Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 WPS7875 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Safe Migration for Bangladeshi Workers Project : procurement plan for June 2013 - June 2017 (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 108743 Procurement Plan
Should I stay or should I go ? internal migration and household welfare in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7752 Policy Research Working Paper
Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration? : evidence from Brazil (English)
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APR 29, 2015 112479 Journal Article
The impact of financial literacy training for migrants (English)
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DEC 23, 2012 112400 Journal Article
Projects and people : a handbook for addressing project-induced in-migration (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 62631 Working Paper
Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility for the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2) : Shaping the future : a long-term perspective of people and job mobility in the Middle East and North Africa; vol. 2 - overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 50267 Policy Note