Worker Remittances and Capital Flows to Developing Countries

@inproceedings{Buch2004WorkerRA,
  title={Worker Remittances and Capital Flows to Developing Countries},
  author={Claudia M. Buch and Anja Kuckulenz},
  year={2004}
}
Worker remittances constitute an increasingly important mechanism for the transfer of resources from developed to developing countries, and remittances are the second-largest source, behind foreign direct investment, of external funding for developing countries. Yet, literature on worker remittances has so far focused mainly on the impact of remittances on income distribution within countries, on the determinants of remittances at a micro-level, or on the effects of migration and remittances… CONTINUE READING

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