Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The effect of remittances on poverty reduction in Asia

This paper studies the effect of per capita remittances on poverty in 25 labour-sending countries of Asia between 1991 and 2015. The total remittance flows to this region has been … Continue reading

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 · Leave a comment

Why Don’t Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

How does migration affect development? Maybe the most obvious way is the money that migrants send home to poor countries: remittances. But for years, development researchers have faced a puzzle. … Continue reading

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 · Leave a comment