Reports and Publications

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Jul '16

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Jun '16

2 Jun 2016

Remittance benefits from the weaker Tongan Pa’anga

March 2016 Remittance Report - Tonga

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Jun '16

2 Jun 2016

Employee compensation contribute to the rise in remittances

February 2016 Remittance Report - Tonga

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May '16

4 May 2016

Remittance declined following the peak in December 2015

January 2016 Remittance Report - Tonga

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Mar '16

17 Mar 2016

The future of Papua New Guinea: Old challenges for new leaders

After 40 years of independence there are reasons to be both optimistic and pessimistic about PNG’s future. A growing middle class has produced a number of talented emerging leaders who are...

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Mar '14

25 Mar 2014

Remittances in African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries - ACP Observation on Migration, 2011

The ACP Observatory on Migration is an initiative of the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, funded by the European Union, implemented by the International...

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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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Feb '13

19 Feb 2013

Assessing the Poverty Impacts of Migrants’ Remittances Using Propensity Score Matching: The Case of Tonga

The research estimates the impacts of remittances on poverty in Tonga, a poor Pacific island country highly dependent on migrants’ remittances. Using household survey data, it applies...

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Feb '13

13 Feb 2013

Pacific Families and Problem Debt

In 2010 the Families Commission prepared an environmental scan report: Pacific Families and Problem Debt – Environmental Scan. This report found that Pacific peoples are more vulnerable to...

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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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Jan '13

18 Jan 2013

Migration and Remittances Factbook 2011

Migration and remittances factbook 2011 provides a comprehensive picture of emigration, skilled emigration, immigration, and remittance flows for 210 countries and 15 country groups, drawing on...

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