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Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064232.072

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Hawala and other remittance systems have gained attention in recent years with the substantial growth of remittance flows from countries with large migrant labor forces and with increased focus on combating money l...

International Transactions in Remittances
			: Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG)

International Transactions in Remittances : Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG) »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068254.069

ISBN: 9781589068254

Keywords: remittances, remittance, surveys, survey, statistics

The International Transactions in Remittance: Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG) presents concepts, definitions, and classifications related to remittances. It is consistent with the new standards for measuring ba...

Migration and Remittances in Moldova

Migration and Remittances in Moldova »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Milan Cuc , Erik Lundback , and Edgardo Ruggiero

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064904.058

ISBN: 9781589064904

Keywords: Workers remittances, remittances, migration, workers? remittances, balance of payments, migrant

Labor migration and remittances, which have increasingly become a part of the global landscape, have profound economic and social consequences. Moldova, a small low-income country where an estimated one-third of th...

International Transactions in Remittances
			: Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG)

International Transactions in Remittances : Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG) »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 May 2012

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069749.069

ISBN: 9781589069749

Keywords: remittances, remittance, surveys, survey, statistics, migration, remittances data, sampling, money transfer, remittance flows

This series contains practical "how-to" information for economists and includes topics such as tax policy, balance of payments statistics, external debt statistics, foreign exchange reserve management, and financia...

International Transactions in Remittances
			: Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG)

International Transactions in Remittances : Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG) »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 January 2013

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069763.069

ISBN: 9781589069763

Keywords: remittances, remittance, surveys, survey, statistics, migration, remittances data, sampling, money transfer, remittance flows

The International Transactions in Remittance: Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG) presents concepts, definitions, and classifications related to remittances. It is consistent with the new standards for measuring ba...

Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances

Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Connel Fullenkamp , Thomas Cosimano , Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , and Adolfo Barajas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067011.084

ISBN: 9781589067011

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Capital inflows, Economic models, Economic growth, Real effective exchange rates, Income, Migration, Labor markets, Workers remittances, remittances

Given the large size of aggregate remittance flows (billions of dollars annually), they should be expected to have significant macroeconomic effects on the economies that receive them. This paper directly addresses...

Do Workers' Remittances Promote Economic Growth?

Do Workers' Remittances Promote Economic Growth? »

Source: Do Workers' Remittances Promote Economic Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2009/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Gapen , Ralph Chami , Peter Montiel , Adolfo Barajas , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873009

Keywords: private flows, remittance, workers ? remittances, remittance flows,

Over the past decades, workers' remittances have grown to become one of the largest sources of financial flows to developing countries, often dwarfing other widely-studied sources such as private capital and offici...

Remittances in the Pacific Region

Remittances in the Pacific Region »

Source: Remittances in the Pacific Region

Volume/Issue: 2007/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Aiko Mineshima , and Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865998

Keywords: remittance, employment, migration, remittance flows

Remittances are large and have grown substantially over the past decade in the Pacific region. This primarily reflects the impact of emigration due to low growth and limited employment prospects at home. Many Pacif...

Do Remittances to Latin America Depend on the U.S. Business Cycle?

Do Remittances to Latin America Depend on the U.S. Business Cycle? »

Source: Do Remittances to Latin America Depend on the U.S. Business Cycle?

Volume/Issue: 2007/273

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ewa Gradzka , and Shaun Roache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868364

Keywords: remittance, remittance flows, correlations, cointegration

We use a range of methods and remittance data from 1990 to 2007 to assess the strength and significance of linkages between remittance flows to Latin America and the U.S. business cycle. All of the evidence suggest...

Remittances

Remittances »

Source: Remittances : An Automatic Output Stabilizer?

Volume/Issue: 2009/91

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dalia Hakura , Ralph Chami , and Peter Montiel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872385

Keywords: output volatility, stability, remittance, remittance flows, remittance inflows,

Remittance flows appear to be falling worldwide for the first time in decades as a result of the ongoing financial turmoil. It is suspected that the drop in remittance income into developing and emerging markets wi...