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Title Remittances : Development Impact and Future Prospects
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [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.)
9780821357958 (electronic bk.)