Published on: July 8, 2015Migration and remittances are deeply embedded in the history of Europe and its people. More than 100 million Europeans left their home countries during the 19th and early 20th centuries, and many sent money back to relatives.
Published on: April 15, 2015Using newly available census data, the stock of international migrants is estimated at 247 million in 2013, significantly larger than the previous estimate of 232 million, and is expected to surpass 250 million in 2015.
Published on: February 27, 2015Each year millions of Americans use money services businesses (MSBs) to pay bills, cash checks, exchange currency, and send funds to family members and friends.
Published on: February 25, 2015The GFRD is a platform to raise awareness regarding the developmental role of remittances.
Published on: December 31, 2014The purpose of this handbook was to present a document designed to serve as a guide for people working to promote and strengthen the positive impact of the link between remittances, migration and development.
Published on: December 31, 2014This report is based on a meeting of the Working Group on Remittances and Savings, which was held at the Multilateral Investment Fund’s headquarters on July 10, 2014.
Published on: December 31, 2014This edition of the World Investment Report provides valuable analysis that can inform global discussions on how to accelerate progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and shape a long-range vision for a more sustainable future beyond 2015.
Published on: October 8, 2013Remittances, or the portion of earning that cross-border migrant workers send to their countries of origin, are a traditional means of financial support to family members home.
Published on: October 8, 2013Today, over 30 million African people live outside the country they call home.
Published on: October 8, 2013This report is an executive summary of a forthcoming compilation of studies on remittances to Asia and the Pacific.