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Remittances in Pakistan
			: Why have they gone up, and why Aren't they coming down?

Remittances in Pakistan : Why have they gone up, and why Aren't they coming down? »

Volume/Issue: 2011/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yan Sun , and Udo Kock

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462303236.001

ISBN: 9781462303236

Keywords: remittances, remittance, worker migration, labor migration, International Factor Movements and International Business: General,

The flow of workers' remittances to Pakistan has more than quadrupled in the last eight years and it shows no sign of slowing down, despite the economic downturn in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and other impo...

Macroeconomics of Migration in New Member States

Macroeconomics of Migration in New Member States »

Volume/Issue: 2008/264

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rudolfs Bems , and Philip Schellekens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871227.001

ISBN: 9781451871227

Keywords: international factor movements, convergence, general equilibrium, labor flows, labor market, labor force, labor markets,

This paper examines the macroeconomic impact of migration on income convergence in the EU's New Member States (NMS). The paper focuses on cross-border mobility of labor and examines the implications for policymaker...

IMF Research Bulletin, September 2007

IMF Research Bulletin, September 2007 »

Volume/Issue: 8/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451929836.026

ISBN: 9781451929836

Keywords: labor, emigration, trade liberalization, immigration, migration, Reforms, Emigration And Immigration. Economic Aspects, International Economic Integration, Welfare Effects Of Trade,

IMF research summary on how globalization affects developing countries (by Prachi Mishra and Petia Topalova); country study on Croatia (by Athanasios Vamvakidis); listing of visiting scholars at the IMF during June...

Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2007/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Catherine Pattillo , and Smita Wagh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866025.001

ISBN: 9781451866025

Keywords: remittances, migration, migrant, remittance, international migration

This paper assesses the impact of the steadily growing remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Though the region receives only a small portion of the total recorded remittances to developing countries, and th...

Finance & Development, September 2006

Finance & Development, September 2006 »

Volume/Issue: 43/3

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451922486.022

ISBN: 9781451922486

Keywords: migration, international monetary fund, mass migration, emigration, Labor market, Dividends, Economists, Emigration And Immigration. History, European Economic And Monetary Union (emu), Finance

The Economics of Demographics provides a detailed look at how the biggest demographic upheaval in history is affecting global development. The issue explores demographic change and the effects of population aging f...

Migration and Remittances in Moldova

Migration and Remittances in Moldova »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Milan Cuc , Erik Lundback , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064904.058

ISBN: 9781589064904

Keywords: Workers remittances, remittances, migration, workers? remittances, balance of payments, migrant

Labor migration and remittances, which have increasingly become a part of the global landscape, have profound economic and social consequences. Moldova, a small low-income country where an estimated one-third of th...

Greece
			: Selected Issues

Greece : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2006/5

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816242.002

ISBN: 9781451816242

Keywords: immigration, labor, tfp, interest rates, total factor productivity

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the growth prospects of the Greek economy. It is estimated that exceptional factors boosted growth by 1 percentage point per year in recent years and, under current trends and po...

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility
			: A Political Economy Perspective

Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility : A Political Economy Perspective »

Volume/Issue: 2005/140

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mehmet Tosun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861594.001

ISBN: 9781451861594

Keywords: population aging, overlapping generations, endogenous fiscal policy, international labor mobility, international capital mobility, aging, labor mobility, social security, labor migration, Economic Growth of Open Economies

This paper uses an overlapping generations model with international labor mobility and a politically responsive fiscal policy to examine aging in developed and developing regions. Migrant workers change the politic...

New Zealand
			: Selected Issues

New Zealand : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2005/153

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451830309.002

ISBN: 9781451830309

Keywords: migration, labor, net migration, unemployment rate, labor market

This Selected Issues paper analyzes the effect of international migration on unemployment in New Zealand. The empirical results in this paper suggest that net migration inflows give rise to a fall in the unemployme...

How Big is the Brain Drain?

How Big is the Brain Drain? »

Volume/Issue: 1998/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): William Carrington , and Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948424.001

ISBN: 9781451948424

Keywords: International labor migration, brain drain, human capital, schooling, educational attainment, migration rates, international migration, number of immigrants

The brain drain from developing countries has been lamented for many years, but knowledge of the empirical magnitude of the phenomenon is scant owing to the lack of systematic data sources. This paper presents esti...