Remittances and the Global Financial Crisis

Migration Letters, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 125-131, October 2010

7 Pages Posted: 9 May 2011

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Dilip Ratha

World Bank

Ibrahim Sirkeci

European Business School London, Regent's College; Migration Letters

Date Written: April 1, 2011

Abstract

Migrant remittances are an important source of external finance for developing countries. The current financial crisis is believed to have influenced migrant remittance flows as well as volume and patterns of use of remittances. In this special issue, a collection of cases from around the world is presented to understand the immediately felt effects of the crisis. Potential influences due to the crisis impact on migration patterns are yet to be seen and studied.

Keywords: remittances, global financial crisis, international migration

JEL Classification: F22, F24

Suggested Citation

Ratha, Dilip and Sirkeci, Ibrahim, Remittances and the Global Financial Crisis (April 1, 2011). Migration Letters, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 125-131, October 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1831716

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