Manuel Orozco

Nicaragua  |  Program Director, Migration, Remittances & Development

+1-202-463-2929 ˙ morozco@thedialogue.org

Manuel Orozco is the director of the Migration, Remittances and Development Program at the Inter-American Dialogue. He also serves as a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Center for International Development and as a senior adviser with the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Orozco has conducted extensive research, policy analysis and advocacy on issues relating to global flows of remittances as well as migration and development worldwide. He is chair of Central America and the Caribbean at the US Foreign Service Institute and senior researcher at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University.

Orozco frequently testifies before Congress and has spoken before the United Nations. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Texas at Austin, a MA in public administration and Latin American studies, and a BA in international relations from the National University of Costa Rica.

Orozco has published widely on remittances, Latin America, globalization, democracy, migration, conflict in war torn societies, and minority politics. His books include International Norms and Mobilization for Democracy (2002), Remittances: Global Opportunities for International Person-to-Person Money Transfers (2005), América Latina y el Caribe: Desarrollo, migración y remesas (2012) and Migrant Remittances and Development in the Global Economy (2013).


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Alternativas para evitar el éxodo centroamericano

En el contexto de la caravana de migrantes hondureños parados en Tijuana, el nuevo gobierno de México, encabezado por Andrés Manuel López Obrador, ha propuesto una estrategia regional con Estados Unidos y los países centroamericanos para generar empleos y fortalecer procesos productivos

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Will We See More Caravans?

As the Honduran migrant caravan reaches Tijuana seeking to cross the border to the United States, important political and humanitarian controversies have sprung around Central American caravans.


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Financial Inclusion in El Salvador

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.

˙Manuel Orozco


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La Alianza para la Prosperidad está fallando en que sus programas no están conectados con la raíz de lo que causa la emigración, sino con problemas crónicos más amplios (infraestructura) y con mercados tradicionales (agricultura), con un fuerte énfasis en asuntos de seguridad no directamente relacionados con la presencia sistémica del crimen organizado.