The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa: What's the Damage?

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The Global Financial Crisis and Workers' Remittances to Africa: What's the Damage?
Using data on the distribution of migrants from Africa, GDP growth forecasts for host countries, and after estimating remittance multipliers in recipient countries, this paper estimates the impact of the global economic crisis on African GDP via the remittance channel during 2009-2010. It forecasts remittance declines into African countries of... READ MORE...

Publication date: January 2010
ISBN 9781451962413
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