Migration Patterns

Worker Migration and Remittances in South Asia

Author : Mayumi Ozaki | 2012
Published By: Asia Development Bank

South Asia is a remittance economy. South Asian countries send out a significant number of migrant workers annually and remittances sent by migrant workers become a significant source of funds for economic development of the countries. Most governments in South Asia view worker migration as helping to curtail unemployment, reduce poverty, and earn foreign exchange through remittances, and make worker migration as one of the key economic policy priorities.

URL : http://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/29852/worker-migration-remittances-south-asia.pdf

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