Remittances Prices Worldwide

The note utilizes data from the most recent iteration of the RPW database to identify and analyse global, regional, and country-specific trends in remittance prices, and discuss the factors influencing them.

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Identifying Complementary Effects of Financial Education on Migrant Households

Investing in Inclusive Growth Amid Global Uncertainty

The Philippine Quarterly Update provides an update on key economic and social developments, and policies over the past three months.

World Bank: IC4D 2012: Maximizing Mobile

This report analyzes the growth and evolution of applications for mobile phones, focusing on their use in agriculture, health and financial services, as well as their impact on employment and government.

Financial inclusion in Africa : an overview

This paper summarizes financial inclusion across Africa. First, it provides a brief overview of the African financial sector landscape.

Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond

Edited by Ibrahim Sirkeci, Jeffrey H. Cohen, Dilip RathaUnderstanding the impact of the crisis on global markets, developing nations, and the practices of their migrant communities drives this study.

Migration and Development Brief 18

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries are estimated to have eached $372 billion in 2011, an increase of 12.1

Leveraging Migration for Africa Remittances, Skills, and Investments

This volume is a product of the staff of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/ The World Bank. The

Kenya’s Mobile Revolution and the Promise of Mobile Savings

By: Gabriel Demombynes and Aaron Thegeya  The mobile revolution has transformed the lives of Kenyans, providing not just communications but

The Remittance Market in India: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Options

With an estimated US$55 billion in remittance inflows in 2010, India is the world’s foremost remittance destination. The size and potential impact of these inflows is large.