Journal Article

Remittances ebb and flow with the immigration tide

Abstract: Many people in developing countries rely on the remittance payments sent back home by family members working abroad. An economic slowdown in the United States has dampened the growth of this payment method. Changing migration patterns, economic developments, and new technologies and policies are affecting how - and how many - remittances are sent abroad.

Keywords: Emigrant remittances;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Part of Series: EconSouth

Publication Date: 2008

Volume: 10

Issue: 3