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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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Migration and mobility (English)

Most Europe and Central Asia (ECA) economies are showing more rapid growth than previously expected, reflecting a strengthening of growth in industrial production and exports in recent months. ... See More +

Working Paper 120539 OCT 01, 2017

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Leaving, staying, or coming back ? migration decisions during the northern Mali conflict (English)

This paper uses a unique data set to analyze the migration dynamics of refugees, returnees, and internally displaced people during the Northern Mali conflict. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8012 MAR 22, 2017

Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Rossi,Mariacristina; Sansone,Dario Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106233 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Fuchs,Michael; Pacaci Elitok,Secil; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Belgium-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106184 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Wels,Jacques; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Migration and remittances fact book 2016 (English)

The number of migrants has risen rapidly in the past few years for various reasons: job opportunities, labor shortages resulting from falling birth rates, internal conflict and war, natural disasters, climate change, and improved access to information through phone and the Internet. ... See More +

Publication 105203 APR 08, 2016

Ratha,Dilip K.; Plaza,Sonia; Dervisevic,Ervin Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)

The growth rate of remittances to developing countries is estimated to have fallen from 3.2 percent in 2014 to 0.4 percent in 2015. The slowdown in grow is largely due to economic weakness in the major remittance-sending countries. ... See More +

Publication 105075 APR 01, 2016

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Malaysia - Economic monitor : immigrant labor (English)

Growth moderated throughout 2015, affected by a slowdown in private consumption and weak export growth. The authorities have generally managed the downturn in commodity prices and the financial market volatility with a reasonable mix of macro policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 102131 DEC 01, 2015

Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Testaverde,Mauro; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Carmen, Loo; Smith,Rebekah Lee; Ozden,Caglar; Karakurum-Ozdemir,Kamer; Pui Shen,Yoong Disclosed

Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)

The authors investigate determinants of individual migration decisions in Vietnam, a country with increasingly high levels of geographical labor mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102310 NOV 01, 2015

Coxhead,Ian Andrew; Cuong,Nguyen Viet; Vu,Linh Hoang Disclosed

Spurring innovation with matching grants : evidence from Yemen (English)

Matching grants are one of the most common tools used in private sector development programs in developing countries and have been included in more than 60 World Bank projects totaling over US$1.2 billion, funding over 100,000 micro, small and medium enterprises. ... See More +

Brief 100641 NOV 01, 2015

Mckenzie,David J.; Assaf,Nabila; Cusolito,Ana Paula Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Seventh Palestinian National Development Plan Development Policy Grant Project (English)

Program Information Document 100294 SEP 14, 2015

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China - Rural Migrant Skills Development and Employment Project (English)

Ratings for the Rural Migrant Skills Development and Employment Project for China were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3192 AUG 26, 2015

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Book review of Chinese migrants and Africa’s development : new imperialists or agents of change? (English)

China’s economic ascendance over the past two decades has generated ripple effects on the world economy. China has presented both an opportunity for Africa to reduce its marginalization from global capital and trade flows and a challenge for how to effectively harness the influx of new resources and ideas to promote economic development at home. ... See More +

Journal Article 100202 JUL 07, 2015

Mohan, Giles; Lampert, Ben; Tan-Mullins, May; Chang, Daphne Disclosed

Migrants’ remittances from the United Kingdom : international remittances and access to financial services for migrants in London, UK - a greenback 2.0 report (English)

This report will share key findings from the research, starting with an overview in section two of the international remittance context and the UK remittance market. ... See More +

Working Paper 99588 JUL 01, 2015

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Migrants’ remittances from France : findings of a survey on migrants’ financial needs and remittancebehavior in Montreuil - greenback 2.0 Montreuil report (English)

Project greenback 2.0, remittances champion cities consists in identifying cities where a series of measures are implemented to foster the development of a sound remittance market. ... See More +

Working Paper 97081 JUN 01, 2015

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China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Migrant Training Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)

Procurement Plan 91429 OCT 15, 2014

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China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Migrant Training Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)

Procurement Plan 91431 OCT 15, 2014

Disclosed

China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Migrant Training Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)

Procurement Plan 91430 OCT 15, 2014

Disclosed

Distortions in the international migrant labor market : evidence from Filipino migration and wage responses to destination country economic shocks (English)

The authors use an original panel dataset of migrant departures from the Philippines to identify the responsiveness of migrant numbers and wages to gross domestic product (GDP) shocks in destination countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 92929 APR 01, 2014

McKenzie, David; Theoharides, Caroline; Yang, Dean 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

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Migration and remittances : Special topic : return migration (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120240 Working Paper
Migration and mobility (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120539 Working Paper
Leaving, staying, or coming back ? migration decisions during the northern Mali conflict (English)
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MAR 22, 2017 WPS8012 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106233 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Belgium-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106184 Working Paper
Migration and remittances fact book 2016 (English)
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APR 08, 2016 105203 Publication
Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105075 Publication
Malaysia - Economic monitor : immigrant labor (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102131 Working Paper
Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102310 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Spurring innovation with matching grants : evidence from Yemen (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 100641 Brief
West Bank and Gaza - Seventh Palestinian National Development Plan Development Policy Grant Project (English)
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SEP 14, 2015 100294 Program Information Document
China - Rural Migrant Skills Development and Employment Project (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 ICR3192 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Book review of Chinese migrants and Africa’s development : new imperialists or agents of change? (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 100202 Journal Article
Migrants’ remittances from the United Kingdom : international remittances and access to financial services for migrants in London, UK - a greenback 2.0 report (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 99588 Working Paper
Migrants’ remittances from France : findings of a survey on migrants’ financial needs and remittancebehavior in Montreuil - greenback 2.0 Montreuil report (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97081 Working Paper
China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Migrant Training Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)
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OCT 15, 2014 91429 Procurement Plan
China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Migrant Training Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)
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OCT 15, 2014 91431 Procurement Plan
China - Guangdong Social Security Integration and Migrant Training Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)
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OCT 15, 2014 91430 Procurement Plan
Distortions in the international migrant labor market : evidence from Filipino migration and wage responses to destination country economic shocks (English)
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APR 01, 2014 92929 Journal Article
The impact of financial literacy training for migrants (English)
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DEC 23, 2012 112400 Journal Article