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Migrant workers’ remittances: what is the impact on the economic and financial development of Sub-Saharan African countries?

E. Rocher and Adeline Pelletier ()

Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, 2008, issue 13, 103-120

Abstract: Workers’ remittances can have an impact on growth and fi nancial development in recipient countries, notably in Africa, provided there is increased formalisation of money transfer channels and implementation of targeted structural reforms in these countries.

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; growth; development fi nancing; fi nancial sector; migrant workers’ remittances. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F22 F35 O15 O16 O17 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
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