Worker Remittances: The Human Face of Globalization
AbstractThis report is a comparative study of worldwide transfer costs to nine countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and specifically at costs for immigrants to send money from major sending countries including from the United States. It also compares these international trends with costs and trends of sending money to Latin America.
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Remittances; India; Mexico; Philippines; China; Turkey; Egypt; Spain; Portugal; Morocco; Bangladesh; Jordan; El Salvador; Dominican Republic; Greece; Nigeria; Yemen; Saudi Arabia; UAE; Oman; Kuwait; Jordan; Iraq; Libya; Bahrain; Germany; France; Netherlands; Austria;
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