Ratha, Dilip. 2007. Leveraging Remittances for Development. Paper presented at the Second Plenary Meeting of the Leading Group on Solidarity Levies to Fund Development, Oslo, February 6-7, 2007; and at the Brainstorming session on Migration and Development organized by the Migration Policy Institute and the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Brussels, February 27, 2007.
Ratha, Dilip, 2007. Why Should Financial Institutions Care about Remittances? Paper presented at the workshop on "The Impact of Remittances on Finance for Development: Analyzing Operational Frameworks" orgainzed by the OECD Development Centre and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of Finance, held on March 12, 2007 in Madrid, Spain.
BACKGROUND PAPERS FOR GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS 2006
Ratha, Dilip, and Jan Riedberg. 2005. "On Reducing Remittance Costs." Unpublished paper. Development Research Group, World Bank, Washington, DC
A. Impact of Migration, Remittances on Development
"Japanese-Brazilians and the Future of Brazilian Migration to Japan" McKenzie, David and Alejandrina Salcedo. Forthcoming in International Migration.
"How Important is Selection? Experimental Vs Non-experimental Measures of the Income Gains from Migration" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman. Forthcoming in Journal of the European Economic Association.
"Diasporas" Caglar Ozden, Frédéric Docquier and Michelle Beine. Forthcoming in Journal ofDevelopment Economics.
"How Important is Migration?" Caglar Ozden and Mirvat Sewadeh. Forthcoming in The Poor Half Billion in South Asia, E. Ghani (ed.) Oxford University Press.
"Role of Emigration and Emigrant Networks in Labor Market Decisions of Non-Migrants," Jinu Koola and Caglar Ozden. Forthcoming in ABCDE volume.
"Surveying Migrant Households: A Comparison of Census-based, Snowball, and Intercept Surveys" David McKenzie and Johan Mistiaen, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 172(2): 339-360, 2009.
"A Profile of the World's young Developing Country Migrants" David McKenzie, Population and Development Review, 34(1): 115-35. 2008.
"How Pro-Poor is the Selection of Seasonal Migrant Workers from Tonga Under New Zealand’s Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Program?" John Gibson, David McKenzie and Halahingano Rohorua, Pacific Economic Bulletin 23(3): 187-204, 2008.
"Migration's Income and Poverty Impact Has Been Underestimated" in Review of Econ. of the Household 6: 267-84. - IZA Disc. Paper 2088. Apr 2008
"Who is coming from Vanuatu to New Zealand under the new Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Program?" McKenzie, David, Pilar Garcia Martinez and Alan Winters, Pacific Economic Bulletin 23(3):205-228, 2008.
"HIV Prevalence and Migration of Healthcare Staff in Africa" Alok Barghava and Frédéric Docquier, World Bank Economic Review, 22: 345-366, 2008.
"A Land of Milk and Honey with Streets Paved with Gold: Do Emigrants have Over-optimistic Expectations about Incomes Abroad?" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman. World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 4141, March 2007.
"Efficient Remittance Services for Development in the Pacific Gibson" John Gibson, Halahingano Rohorua and David McKenzie, Asia-Pacific Development Journal, 14(2):55-74, 2007.
"Moving to Opportunity, Leaving Behind What? Evaluating the Initial Effects of a Migration Policy on Incomes and Poverty in a Source Sountry" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman, New Zealand Economic Papers, 41(2): 197-224, 2007.
"Network Effects and the Dynamics of Migration and Inequality: Theory and Evidence from Mexico" David McKenzie and Hillel Rapoport, Journal of Development Economics, 84(1): 1-24, 2007
"Paper Walls are Easier to Tear Down: Passport Costs and Legal Barriers to Emigration, World Development" David McKenzie, 35(11): 2026-2039, 2007.
"The Impact of Immigration on Child Health: Experimental Evidence From a Migration Lottery Program" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman. March 2007.
"How Cost Elastic are Remittances? Evidence from Tongan migrants in New Zealand" John Gibson, David McKenzie and Halahingano Rohorua, Pacific Economic Bulletin. 21(1): 112-128, 2006.
"Remittances and Poverty in Migrants’ Home Areas: Evidence from the Philippines" Dean Yang and Claudia A.Martínez. In International Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain. October 2005 (2006 in ISBN). Palgrave MacMillan: New York. Caglar Ozden, Maurice Schiff. eds.
"The Effects of Migration on Child Health in Mexico" Nicole Hildebrandt and David McKenzie" Economia, 6(1): 257-289, 2005.