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Title Remittances : Development Impact and Future Prospects
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2005]
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 378 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Remittances : an overview / Samuel Munzele Maimbo and Dilip Ratha -- pt. I. Remittance trends and determinants -- Ch. 1. Workers' remittances : an important and stable source of external development finance / Dilip Ratha -- Ch. 2. Migrant remittances in Africa : a regional perspective / Cerstin Sander and Samuel Munzele Maimbo -- pt. II. Maximizing the development impact of remittances -- Ch. 3. The socioeconomic impact of remittances on poverty reduction / Admos O. Chimhowu, Jenifer Piesse and Caroline Pinder -- Ch. 4. Remittances and economic development in India and Pakistan / Roger Ballard -- Ch. 5. Migrant workers' remittances : a source of finance for micro-enterprise development in Bangladesh? / Abul Kalam Azad -- Ch. 6. Migration and development : the Philippine experience / I.F. Bagasao -- Ch. 7. Remittances from Canada to Central America and the Caribbean / Barnabe Ndarishikanye -- pt. III. Strengthening the formal financial infrastructure for remittances -- Ch. 8. Exploring the credit union experience with remittances in the Latin American market / David C. Grace -- Ch. 9. Remittances and pyramid investment schemes in Albania / James P. Korovilas -- Ch. 10. International remittances : delivering fair value / Norbert Bielefeld and Antonique Koning -- pt. IV. Increasing transparency in the informal financial infrastructure for remittances -- Ch. 11. The regulation and supervision of informal funds transfer systems / Samuel Munzele Maimbo and Nikos Passas -- Ch. 12. Regulation and supervision in a vacuum : the story of the Somali remittance sector / Abdusalam Omer and Gina El Koury -- Ch. 13. A proposed framework to analyze informal funds transfer systems / Raul Hernandez-Coss -- pt. V. Migration, development, and remittances -- Ch. 14. The impact of international migration and remittances on poverty / Richard H. Adams, Jr. and John Page -- Ch. 15. Transnationalism and development : trends and opportunities in Latin America / Manuel Orozco -- Ch. 16. Remittances : the new development mantra? / Devesh Kapur
Summary An excellent examination of the global remittances policy agenda, Remittances: Development Impact and Future Prospects is a timely and exciting resource for academics, development institutions, central banks, and all policy makers in developed and develop
Notes Proceedings of a 2003 conference organized by the Department for International Development, IMF, and World Bank
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emigrant remittances -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Finance -- Government policy -- Developing countries.
Transfer payments -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Maimbo, Samuel Munzele.
Ratha, Dilip.
LC no. 2005045771
ISBN 0821357948
0821357956 (electronic bk.)
1280155620
6610155623
9780821357941
9780821357958 (electronic bk.)
9781280155628
9786610155620