Tag Archives: Remittances

Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016

The World Bank has just published the “Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016.” The book attempts to present numbers and facts behind the stories of international migration and remittances, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data. It provides a snapshot of statistics on immigration, emigration, skilled emigration, and remittance flows for 210 countries and 15 regional and …
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The Least Developed Countries Report 2012

The UNCTAD has just published “The Least Developed Countries Report 2012”. The study focuses on how the world’s poorest countries can benefit further from the billions of dollars their ex-patriots send home from jobs overseas – and on how to counteract “brain drain.” According to the report, nationals of the globe’s 48 LDCs sent home …
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Leveraging Migration for Africa

The African Development Bank and the World Bank have just published the report, “Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments.” Two-thirds of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa go to other countries in the region, while more than 90 percent of migrants from North Africa have moved outside the African continent. The top destinations for African …
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