Remittances: Recommended Reading

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1. Migration and Remittances: Recent Developments and Outlook
Apr 2018, World Bank
Update on global trends in migration and remittance flows, with a special focus on transit migration

2. Guidelines on International Remittances Through Mobile Money
Sep 2017, GSMA
How to facilitate cross-border money transfers in a safe and responsible manner

3. Migration, Remittances and Financial Inclusion: Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment
Aug 2017, Global Migration Group
Concrete recommendations on gender-responsive policies and frameworks

4. Sending Money Home: Contributing to the SDGs, One Family at a Time
Jun 2017, IFAD
Data and analysis of remittances and migration trends over the past decade

5. Remittances as a Driver of Women's Financial Inclusion in the Mekong Region
Identifying innovative solutions to cross-border payments and tailored financial products
Jun 2017, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

6. Remittances, Investments and the Sustainable Development Goals: Recommended Actions
Jun 2017, IFAD
An overview of how remittances contribute to the SDGs

7. Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016
Dec 2016, World Bank
Emigration, immigration and remittance flows for 214 countries and territories

8. Remittances at the Post Office in Africa: Serving the Financial Needs of Migrants and Their Families in Rural Areas
Nov 2016, IFAD
Exploring the potential role of postal networks in rural development

9. Del Otro Lado: Financial Behavior of Households Receiving International Remittances in the Mexico Financial Diaries
Apr 2016, Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), Bankable Frontier Associates
Recommendations on leveraging migrant remittances for wealth building

10. The Use of Remittances and Financial Inclusion
Sep 2015, Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), IFAD, World Bank
Leveraging the economic impact of remittances for sustainable development and financial inclusion

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