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Importance of Remittances for Lesotho

Ruth Tarrant

27th February 2017

A great macro article and video from the BBC on Lesotho.

WATCH: The remittances propping up Lesotho's economy

Super for a bit of development economics teaching, investigating the role of remittances (and therefore whether GDP is a good measure of living standards), and comparing the impact of remittances to that of aid

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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