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Remittance prices worldwide report (English)

Remittance Prices Worldwide (RPW) monitors remittance prices across all geographic regions of the world. Launched in September 2008, RPW monitors the cost incurred by remitters when sending money along major remittance corridors. ... See More +

Working Paper 114988 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mitigating the effects of de-risking in emerging : markets to preserve remittance flows (English)

Anti-money laundering and combating-the-financing-of-terrorism laws are grounded in reasonable national security concerns, preventing the cross-border flow of funds to terror or criminal groups. ... See More +

Brief 110883 NOV 01, 2016

Ramachandran,Vijay Disclosed

Remittance Prices Worldwide Report, issue no. 18 (English)

Remittance prices worldwide (RPW) monitors remittance prices across all geographic regions of the world. Launched in September 2008, RPW remains a key tool to monitor the cost incurred by remitters when sending money alone major remittance corridors. ... See More +

Brief 114986 JUN 01, 2016

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Statement by Mr. Angel Gurria at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Angel Gurria, Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104899 APR 16, 2016

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Global migration revisited : short-term pains, long-term gains, and the potential of south-south migration (English)

This paper re-examines the development implications of international migration focusing on two issues: how the costs and benefits of migration change over time, and the significance of South-South migration for development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7628 APR 11, 2016

Ahmed, S. Amer; Go,Delfin Sia; Willenbockel,Dirk Andreas 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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Remittance prices worldwide report (English)

Remittance Prices Worldwide (RPW) monitors remittance prices across all geographic regions of the world. Launched in September 2008, RPW remains a key tool to monitor the cost incurred by remitters when sending money along major remittance corridors. ... See More +

Working Paper 114987 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Remittances and the macroeconomic impact of the global economic crisis in the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan (English)

Several members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) rely heavily on remittances sent back by migrant workers, mainly in the Russian Federation, to support household incomes and the balance of payments. ... See More +

Working Paper 103801 JAN 01, 2016

Brownbridge,Martin; Canagarajah,Sudharshan Disclosed

The long-term impacts of international migration : evidence from a lottery (English)

This study examines the long-term impacts of international migration by comparing immigrants who had successful ballot entries in a migration lottery program, and first moved almost a decade ago, with people who had unsuccessful entries into those same ballots. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7495 NOV 16, 2015

Gibson,John; Mckenzie,David J.; Rohorua,Halahingano; Stillman,Steven Disclosed

Report on the G20 survey in de-risking activities in the remittance market (English)

In September 2014, the Group of Twenty (G20) Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) requested the World Bank Group to undertake a survey in the G20 countries on the issue of commercial banks’ actions to de-risk their operations, specifically in relation to non-bank international remittance service providers or, as they are alternatively referred to throughout this report, money transfer operators (MTOs). ... See More +

Working Paper 101071 OCT 01, 2015

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

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: U.S. ... See More +

Newsletter 98999 MAY 22, 2015

Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao; Ratha,Dilip K. Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Eurozone gross domestic product (GDP) growth saw its best performance in seven quarters; U.S. industrial production fell for the fifth consecutive month in April, while retail sales were unexpectedly flat,and producer prices fell; China’s industrial production expanded at a faster pace in April; Mexico’s industrial production growth remained moderate; Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP)growth slowed significantly in first quarter. ... See More +

Newsletter 98998 MAY 15, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)

Using newly available census data, the stock of international migrants is estimated at 247 million in 2013, significantly larger than the previous estimate of 232 million, and is expected to surpass 250 million in 2015. ... See More +

Brief 106033 APR 13, 2015

Ratha,Dilip K.; De,Supriyo; Dervisevic,Ervin; Plaza,Sonia; Schuettler,Kirsten; Shaw,William; Wyss,Hanspeter; Yi,Soonhwa; Yousefi,Seyed Reza Disclosed

The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)

Migration experiences are often associated with some sort of transnational economic activity which connects the past and the present of migrants abroad, and specifically with remittances. ... See More +

Working Paper 96200 APR 01, 2015

Bartolini, Laura Disclosed

Remittances and the economic crisis : evidence from the greenback 2.0 survey in Italy : Remittances and the economic crisis : evidence from the Greenback 2.0 survey in Italy (English)

Monetary remittances represent the most visible transnational activity of migrants and can be considered as a function of migrant’s ability of producing savings from income and of remitting (supply side), and of the type of claims of family members, either left in the country of origin or residing abroad with the migrant (demand side). ... See More +

Working Paper 96199 MAR 01, 2015

Bartolini, Laura; Castagnone, Eleonora Disclosed

Remittance prices worldwide report (English)

The remittance prices worldwide (RPW) database monitors remittance prices across all geographic regions of the world. RPW was launched by the World Bank in September 2008, and remains a key tool to monitor the cost incurred by remitters when sending money along major remittance corridors. ... See More +

Working Paper 95592 MAR 01, 2015

Disclosed

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Remittance prices worldwide report (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114988 Working Paper
Mitigating the effects of de-risking in emerging : markets to preserve remittance flows (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110883 Brief
Remittance Prices Worldwide Report, issue no. 18 (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 114986 Brief
Statement by Mr. Angel Gurria at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104899 Board Report
Global migration revisited : short-term pains, long-term gains, and the potential of south-south migration (English)
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APR 11, 2016 WPS7628 Policy Research 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
Remittance prices worldwide report (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 114987 Working Paper
Remittances and the macroeconomic impact of the global economic crisis in the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103801 Working Paper
The long-term impacts of international migration : evidence from a lottery (English)
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NOV 16, 2015 WPS7495 Policy Research Working Paper
Report on the G20 survey in de-risking activities in the remittance market (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 101071 Working Paper
Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows (English)
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JUL 15, 2015 WPS7368 Policy Research Working Paper
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
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 98999 Newsletter
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 98998 Newsletter
Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)
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APR 13, 2015 106033 Brief
The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96200 Working Paper
Remittances and the economic crisis : evidence from the greenback 2.0 survey in Italy : Remittances and the economic crisis : evidence from the Greenback 2.0 survey in Italy (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 96199 Working Paper
Remittance prices worldwide report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95592 Working Paper