Remittances and Economic Impact

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Contains scholarly publications on ‘Remittances and Economic Impact’ in South and Southeast Asia, including working papers, conference papers, journal articles, books, book chapters.

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  • Cooray, Ar.V. ; Review of International Economics, 20 (5), 2012
    This article investigates the impact of migrant remittances on economic growth in South Asia employing data over the 1970-2008 period for India Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives. It also examines the ...
  • Jawaid, S.T.; Raza, S.A. ; MPRA Paper No. 39001; Munich Personal RePEc Archive , 2012
    Using data from 1975 to 2009 this paper analysis the effect of remittances of migrant workers on the economic growth of five South Asian countries. Other than Pakistan, positive long term economic growth is seen in Bangladesh, ...
  • Tan, E.A. ; Labour Migration in Asia: Protection of Migrant Workers, Support Services and Enhancing Development Benefits, Vol. 2, ed
    The study describes institutional arrangements for the welfare funds in three countries. The author assesses the impact and effectiveness of their operation in promoting the interests of migrant workers and protecting them ...
  • Lasagabaster, E.; Maimbo, S.M.; Hulugalle, S. ; Policy Research Working Papers, No. 3789, World Bank, 2005
    The remittances of migrant workers contribute significantly to the country’s foreign coffers, and it is estimated that the trend in the outflow of workers will continue, given the poor economic climate in their homes. ...
  • Sri Lanka 
    Arunatilake, N.; Jayawardena, P.; Weerakoon, D. ; Migration, Remittances and Development in South Asia, Section 1 – Country Studies edited by Kelegama, Saman, 2011
    Remittances of migrant workers constitute one of the largest sources of foreign exchange earnings of the country. However, a considerable amount of remittances is also lost to the country when channelled through informal ...

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