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Author Ratha, Dilip.

Title South-south migration and remittances / Dilip Ratha and William Shaw
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 55 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 102
World Bank working paper ; no. 102
Contents Abstract; Foreward; Acknowledgments; Introduction and Main Findings; 1. The Extent of South-South Migration; List of Figures; List of Tables; 2. South-South Remittances; 3. Determinants of South-South Migration; Box; 4. Socioeconomic Dimensions of South-South Migration; 5. Conclusion; Appendixes; References; About the Authors
Summary South-South Migration and Remittances reports on preliminary results from an ongoing effort to improve data on bilateral migration stocks. It sets out some working hypotheses on the determinants and socioeconomic implications of South-South migration. Contrary to popular perception that migration is mostly a South-North phenomenon, South-South migration is large. Available data from national censuses suggest that nearly half of the migrants from developing countries reside in other developing countries. Almost 80 percent of South-South migration takes place between countries with contiguous bo
Notes "This paper was prepared by the Migration and Remittances Team of Development Prospects Group of the World Bank"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 49-54)
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Subject Emigrant remittances.
Form Electronic book
Author Shaw, William, 1953-
World Bank. Development Prospects Group. Migration and Remittances Team.
ISBN 0821370723
0821370731 (electronic bk.)
9780821370728
9780821370735 (electronic bk.)