Migrating into Financial Markets: How Remittances Became a Development Tool
by Matt Bakker
Publisher: University of California Press 2015
Number of pages: 297
We understand very little about the billions of dollars that flow throughout the world from migrants back to their home countries. In this rigorous and illuminating work, Matt Bakker, an economic sociologist, examines how these migrant remittances -- the resources of some of the world's least affluent people -- have come to be seen in recent years as a fundamental contributor to development in the migrant sending states of the global south.
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