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Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2007/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Catherine Pattillo , and Smita Wagh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451866025

Keywords: remittances, migration, migrant, remittance, international migration

This paper assesses the impact of the steadily growing remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Though the region receives only a small portion of the total recorded remittances to developing countries, and th...

Global Monitoring Report, 2011
			: Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821387009.019

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

With less than five years left to achieve the MDGs, this year's report looks at the prospects and challenges for reaching the goals. It also examines the great diversity of performance across indicators, countries,...

Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances

Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances »

Source: Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances : Evidence from India

Volume/Issue: 2005/224

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Poonam Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2005

ISBN: 9781451862430

Keywords: oil prices, migration, determinants of remittances, International Factor Movements and International Business: General,

Remittances to India have been growing rapidly since 1991, making it one of the largest recipients of remittances. This paper analyzes the determinants of remittances to India and finds that their growth over time...

4 Assisting Indigenous and Socially Excluded Populations

4 Assisting Indigenous and Socially Excluded Populations »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

As we approach 2015 and come closer to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) targets, the remaining challenges take on increased urgency. One of these is r...

5 Progress in the International Development and Trading Framework

5 Progress in the International Development and Trading Framework »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

The global economy has weathered the financial crisis, but the recovery remains fragile. Governments and international institutions cooperated in the face of recessi...

2 Economic Growth in Developing Countries

2 Economic Growth in Developing Countries »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

I n chapter 1, economic growth is seen as critical to attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Prospects for further progress on the MDGs sh...

3 Linking Spending and Outcomes: Some Lessons from Impact Evaluations in Education and Health

3 Linking Spending and Outcomes: Some Lessons from Impact Evaluations in Education and Health »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

E ducation and health are key dimensions of many of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As 2015 approaches, calls for greater development effecti...

1 The Diversity of MDG Progress

1 The Diversity of MDG Progress »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

W ith less than five years left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the international development c...

Appendix 2 Policies to Reduce Biodiversity Loss and Enhance Human Development Require a Concerted Approach

Appendix 2 Policies to Reduce Biodiversity Loss and Enhance Human Development Require a Concerted Approach »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

Both poverty and economic development affect global biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem goods and services. More food, water, and firewood are needed to sustain population growth, especi...

Appendix I Technical Issues in Estimating Progress in the Millennium Development Goals

Appendix I Technical Issues in Estimating Progress in the Millennium Development Goals »

Source: Global Monitoring Report, 2011 : Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: The World Bank

Publication Date: 03 May 2011

ISBN: 9780821387009

Keywords: Poverty reduction, Health care, Migration, Natural resources, primary education, maternal mortality, indigenous peoples, gender parity, impact evaluations

Measuring Millennium Development Goals performance The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are typically defined in terms of the number or percentage of people (for e...