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

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

Source: 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

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...

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...

Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

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Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind »

Source: Stranded! How Rising Inequality Suppressed US Migration and Hurt Those Left Behind

Volume/Issue: 2019/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Jelle Barkema

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2019

ISBN: 9781498311373

Keywords: Migration, Inequality, Economic Opportunity

Using bilateral data on migration across US metro areas, we find strong evidence that increasing house price and income inequality has reduced long distance migration, the type most linked to jobs. For those migrat...

New Zealand: Selected Issues

New Zealand: Selected Issues »

Source: 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

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...

New Zealand: Selected Issues

New Zealand: Selected Issues »

Source: 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

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...

New Zealand: Selected Issues

New Zealand: Selected Issues »

Source: 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

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...

New Zealand: Selected Issues

New Zealand: Selected Issues »

Source: 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

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...

Remittances in the Pacific Region

Remittances in the Pacific Region »

Source: Remittances in the Pacific Region

Volume/Issue: 2007/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aiko Mineshima , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865998

Keywords: remittance, employment, migration, remittance flows

Remittances are large and have grown substantially over the past decade in the Pacific region. This primarily reflects the impact of emigration due to low growth and limited employment prospects at home. Many Pacif...

The Nordic Labour Market two years after the EU enlargement
			: Mobility, effects and challenges

The Nordic Labour Market two years after the EU enlargement : Mobility, effects and challenges »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Line Eldring , and Jon Erik Dølvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313704

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Migration, Labour Shortages, Influx of Labour, Laval/Vaxholm Case, Foreign Workers, European Labour Market

Two years after the enlargement of the EU a certain pattern has emerged in the labour migration streams from the new EU member states to the Nordic countries. Individual labour migration is growing, but varies stro...

Mobility of labour from new EU states to the Nordic Region
			:  - Development trends and consequences

Mobility of labour from new EU states to the Nordic Region : - Development trends and consequences »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Line Eldring , and Jon Erik Dølvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316880

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Migration, Mobility of Labour, Poland, Lower Inflation, Emigration of Workers, Domestic Employment

This report sums up the developments in labour migration from the member countries to the Nordic Region since EU enlargement in 2004, the consequences for the labour markets in both the Nordic Region and in the cou...