• Developing countries can leverage the potential of services to transform their growth prospects and ensure improved standards of living.

    Mar 8 2017
  • This article analyses financial access in El Salvador, delving into its characteristics and determinants. The article also presents the impact of a financial inclusion strategy to increase savings formalization rates among the population.

    Nov 3 2016
  • It is often mentioned that remittances “are primarily spent on consumption, housing and land, and are not utilized for productive investment that would contribute to long-run development.”[2] Statements such as these typically reflect value judgments rather than informed opinions based on empirical evidence.

    Nov 3 2016
  • Recientemente la primera dama dijo que ella pensaba mandar a su hija a estudiar a Estados Unidos, “pero no la voy a mandar con un coyote, eso no lo haría nunca.”

    Sep 14 2016
  • The Honduran First Lady recently said that she would like to send her daughter to the United States to study, “but not with a coyote, that I would never do.”

    Sep 14 2016
  • In celebrating the day of family remittances, we are honoring migrants and the impact of their earnings on development, as well as their efforts, challenges, and sacrifices to extend their love to their families in tangible ways.

    Jun 16 2016
  • What is behind the fact that 60% of businesses in Nicaragua decide not to formalize?

    Jun 13 2016
  • While its GDP growth has generally been higher than that of its neighbors, it is not enough to get the country out of poverty. Nicaragua needs to leverage its human capital to the fullest.

    Apr 29 2016
  • At the core of a country’s sovereignty and identity is determining who comes, who stays, and who is eligible for citizenship. Canada is a prime example of a successful migration policy in action.

    Apr 26 2016