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Migrant workers’ remittances: what is the impact on the economic and financial development of Sub-Saharan African countries?

  • Rocher, E.
  • Pelletier, A.

Workers’ remittances can have an impact on growth and fi nancial development in recipient countries, notably in Africa, provided there is increased formalisation of money transfer channels and implementation of targeted structural reforms in these countries.

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Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 13 (Autumn)
Pages: 103-120

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  1. HwaJung Choi, 2007. "Are Remittances Insurance? Evidence from Rainfall Shocks in the Philippines," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 21(2), pages 219-248, May.
  2. Ralph Chami & Connel Fullenkamp & Samir Jahjah, 2005. "Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 52(1), pages 55-81, April.
  3. Sanjeev Gupta & Catherine A. Pattillo & Smita Wagh, 2007. "Impact of Remittanceson Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa," IMF Working Papers 07/38, International Monetary Fund.
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