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The importance of remittances - and trouble ahead

Ruth Tarrant

28th January 2016

A remittance is money sent home by migrant workers. In 2014, migrant workers sent home a whopping $580bn. Why are remittances so important, especially in LEDCs, and why are remittance flows in trouble?

Ruth Tarrant

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