Migrant Remittances & Development in the Global Economy
In his latest book, Manuel Orozco moves beyond the numbers to provide a uniquely comprehensive, historically informed overview and analysis of the complex role of migrant remittances in the global economy.
How do patterns of migration and remittances differ across regions? What kinds of regulatory and institutional frameworks best support the contributions of remittances to local development? What has been the impact of remittances on migrants and their families?
Drawing on empirical data from five continents and firmly grounded in theory, Orozco’s work reflects the evolution of our understanding about the importance of migrant remittances and the policies that govern them.
The Political Economy of Remittances
Sending Money Home
When the South Meets the South
Regulation and the Market for Global Remittances
Remittances for Asset Building
Financial Access and the Role of Microfinance Institutions
The 5 T’s of Transnationalism
Deterritorializing Development Policy: Towards a Conclusion
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