Publications

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Feb '13

19 Feb 2013

Remittance Flows in 2012: An Update

Remittances to developing countries will surpass $400 billion in 2012. However, remittance costs are still too high, averaging 7.5% in top 20 remittance corridors; the worldwide average cost is...

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Feb '13

19 Feb 2013

Financial Sector Development and Remittances in Pacific Island Economies: How Do They Help the World’s Two Most Recipient-Dependent Countries?

The dependency of inward remittances to the Samoan and Tongan economies is very important. This essay discusses inward remittances and their relation to economic growth in Samoa and Tonga for the...

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13

Feb '13

13 Feb 2013

An analysis of recent survey data on the remittances of Pacific island migrants in Australia

We report initial findings from a household survey of Pacific island migrants and their remittances, conducted in 2010-11 in New South Wales (NSW). The study covers three Polynesian communities,...

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18

Jan '13

18 Jan 2013

Remittance Flows 2011

Migration and Development Briefs are prepared by the Migration and Remittances Unit, Development Economics (DEC) and Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) network. These briefs are...

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18

Jan '13

18 Jan 2013

Outlook for Remittance Flows 2012-14

Migration and Development Briefs are prepared by the Migration and Remittances Unit, Development Economics (DEC) and Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) network. These briefs are...

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