Dilip Ratha

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Name: Dilip Ratha
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Tomorrow I Will Be A Migrant

@WBpeoplemoveFor the US authorities I will still be “a legal alien”, but according to the UN definition I am going to be a migrant from tomorrow on. More precisely: I will be a long-term international migrant since I have been residing for more than twelve ... [Published World Bank - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Remittances: The Cost to Africa’s Diaspora

Africa’s diaspora face high charges on remittances and the world’s poorest region is burdened with the world’s highest money transfer fees, say the findings of a new report on remittances from ODIRemittances – the money sent home by migrant workers ... [Published Reconnect Africa - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Thinking rationally about settlement abandonment in a changing climate

@WBpeoplemoveGiven the coming impacts of climate change described in , it is time to start thinking rationally about settlement abandonment. Low-lying coastal areas and small islands are at long-term risk from sea level rise, but settlements in semi-arid ... [Published World Bank - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Remittances built the Philippines. Did they also ruin it?

zoom“Our children don’t listen to him when he tries to discipline them. He disappears with his friends as soon as he gets here after a year away.”Eleanor Obiedowhose husband works on a cargo shipPOZORRUBIO, PHILIPPINES—There is an art, Leslie Nakachima ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Migration megatrends – rooted in development

@WBpeoplemoveMigration has to happen, is happening, and will happen. We have to find ways to manage it and harness its benefits. Competition for skilled workers will increase even as there will be a need for creating more jobs for all.There are nearly ... [Published World Bank - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Western Union : Who needs Diaspora Banking?

A recently released report alleges that Western Union and Moneygram are charging a "super tax" on remittances to Africa . How could Diaspora Banking change the market?Western Union and Moneygram , the world's leading money transfer companies, have been ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

$24B left Canada in 2012. Here’s what happened to it

The money sent overseas each year by people living in Canada could buy about 70 jumbo jets, mountains of sparkling engagement rings, or more than a third of Starbucks Corporation, depending on the day: $24 billion goes a long way.According to the World ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Will International Migration Continue Forever?

@WBpeoplemove(with Rainer Münz)This seems a curious question. Most people would say: yes, of course. But this is an extrapolation of today’s situation which might not remain the same in the decades to come. In any case, the response to our question has ... [Published World Bank - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

World: Remittance rip-offs

Source: IRINCountry: Somalia, World LONDON, 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - All over the world migrant workers are sending money home to their families. The money pays hospital bills and school fees, buys land, builds houses and sets up small businesses. The cash ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]

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Tomorrow I Will Be A Migrant [Published World Bank - Jul 01 2014]
Remittances: The Cost to Africa’s Diaspora [Published Reconnect Africa - Jul 01 2014]
Thinking rationally about settlement abandonmen... [Published World Bank - Jun 30 2014]
Remittances built the Philippines. Did they als... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 30 2014]
Migration megatrends – rooted in development [Published World Bank - Jun 24 2014]
Western Union : Who needs Diaspora Banking? [Published 4 Traders - Jun 24 2014]
$24B left Canada in 2012. Here’s what happened ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 20 2014]
Will International Migration Continue Forever? [Published World Bank - Jun 10 2014]
World: Remittance rip-offs [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Beyond Remittances, Diaspora and Deve... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 08 2014]
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