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Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?

Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development? »

Source: Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?

Volume/Issue: 2003/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Samir Jahjah , Ralph Chami , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451859638

Keywords: altruism, asymmetric information, private income transfers, worker, worker remittances, migration, remittance, Asymmetric and Private Information, Household Behavior, International Factor Movements and International Business,

The role of remittances in development and economic growth is not well understood. This is partly because the literatures on the causes and effects of remittances remain separate. We develop a framework that links...

Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?

Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development? »

Volume/Issue: 2003/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Samir Jahjah , Ralph Chami , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859638.001

ISBN: 9781451859638

Keywords: altruism, asymmetric information, private income transfers, worker, worker remittances, migration, remittance, Asymmetric and Private Information, Household Behavior, International Factor Movements and International Business,

The role of remittances in development and economic growth is not well understood. This is partly because the literatures on the causes and effects of remittances remain separate. We develop a framework that links...

Institutional Development
			: Skill Transference Through a Reversal of 'Human Capital Flight' or Technical Assistance

Institutional Development : Skill Transference Through a Reversal of 'Human Capital Flight' or Technical Assistance »

Volume/Issue: 1997/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451952384.001

ISBN: 9781451952384

Keywords: international migration, brain drain, institutions, wage, wage levels

We examine the issue of technical assistance versus brain drain repatriation as alternative strategies for transferring scarce skills to a skill-poor economy. Technical assistance relies mainly on expatriate skills...

Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries
			: An Application to Cote D'Ivoire

Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries : An Application to Cote D'Ivoire »

Volume/Issue: 1995/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vincent Bodart , and Jean Le Dem

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850963.001

ISBN: 9781451850963

Keywords: wage, wage rate, agricultural exports, terms of trade

This paper presents a quantitative macroeconomic model that accounts for key features of the labor market in developing countries. Primarily inspired by Côte d’Ivoire, the model contrasts a formal urb...

The Quality of Governance
			: 'Second-Generation' Civil Service Reform in Africa

The Quality of Governance : 'Second-Generation' Civil Service Reform in Africa »

Volume/Issue: 1998/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980240.001

ISBN: 9781451980240

Keywords: human capital, migration, growth, wage, wages, salary, salaries

This paper argues that the development of human capital in the public sector should be an important ingredient in any proposed set of “second-generation” reforms for Africa. In the post-colonial era t...

Institutional Development

Institutional Development »

Source: Institutional Development : Skill Transference Through a Reversal of 'Human Capital Flight' or Technical Assistance

Volume/Issue: 1997/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451952384

Keywords: international migration, brain drain, institutions, wage, wage levels

We examine the issue of technical assistance versus brain drain repatriation as alternative strategies for transferring scarce skills to a skill-poor economy. Technical assistance relies mainly on expatriate skills...

Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries

Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries »

Source: Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries : An Application to Cote D'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 1995/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vincent Bodart , and Jean Le Dem

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451850963

Keywords: wage, wage rate, agricultural exports, terms of trade

This paper presents a quantitative macroeconomic model that accounts for key features of the labor market in developing countries. Primarily inspired by Côte d’Ivoire, the model contrasts a formal urb...

The Quality of Governance

The Quality of Governance »

Source: The Quality of Governance : 'Second-Generation' Civil Service Reform in Africa

Volume/Issue: 1998/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451980240

Keywords: human capital, migration, growth, wage, wages, salary, salaries

This paper argues that the development of human capital in the public sector should be an important ingredient in any proposed set of “second-generation” reforms for Africa. In the post-colonial era t...