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Title The Malaysia-Indonesia remittance corridor : making formal transfers the best option for women and undocumented migrants / Raúl Hernández-Coss [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 97 pages) : illustrations maps (some color)
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 149
World Bank working paper ; no. 149
Contents LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF BOXES; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Executive Summary; Key Statistics of the Malaysia-Indonesia Remittance Corridor; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Global and Regional Trends The Context; CHAPTER 2 Migrants and Remittances The Corridor; CHAPTER 3 Transaction Flows; CHAPTER 4 Conclusions and Policy Recommendations; APPENDIXES; Bibliography; Endpiece Map: Indonesia Overseas Migrants (Outflows) and Remittances (Inflows) Based on Migrants' Place of Origin for the First Quarter 2007
Summary In Malaysia, Indonesian migrants are showing an increasingly clear preference for informal transfer mechanisms compared to their counterparts in other countries. A little less than half of all Indonesian migrants overseas--thought to be around 2 million--are working in Malaysia. An increasing number of migrants are women, and the corridor is also marked by a high number of undocumented migrants. Despite the increasing flows of migrants, only about 10 percent of the estimated flow of remittances into Indonesia from Malaysia is transferred through the formal system. The extent of the preference fo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-97)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Foreign workers, Indonesian -- Malaysia.
Migrant remittances -- Indonesia.
Migrant remittances -- Malaysia.
Form Electronic book
Author Hernández-Coss, Raúl, 1968-
World Bank.
LC no. 2008019002
ISBN 0821375776