id21 insights 60. Sending money home: Can remittances reduce poverty?

Abstract

The lead article in this issue considers the potential of remittances from migrant workers to reduce poverty in their home countries. Topics covered in other brief articles include: Improving health and education, and the role of remittances; Boosting economic growth; New regulations restrict Somali remittances; Sending money home to Asia; and Remittances and gender.

Citation

id21 insights 60, IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 8 pp.

id21 insights 60. Sending money home: Can remittances reduce poverty?

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