Remittances and Economic Development in Somalia

This collection of papers examines the role and impact of Somalia’s remittance system. After an introduction, Chapter II examines how a dynamic private sector, powered by remittances from abroad, has managed to thrive in a country that is a failed state and among the poorest in the world.

International Migration, Remittances and the Brain Drain

International migration, the movement of people across international boundaries, has enormous economic, social, and cultural implications in both origin and destination countries.