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Migrating into Financial Markets: How Remittances Became a Development Tool

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Migrating into Financial Markets: How Remittances Became a Development Tool
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520285468
ISBN-13: 9780520285460
Number of pages: 297

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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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