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.
id21 insights 60, IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 8 pp.
id21 insights 60. Sending money home: Can remittances reduce poverty?