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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/156915009X12583611836217 PGDT 8 (2009) 611-627 brill.nl/pgdt P E R S P E C T I V E S O N G L O B A L D E V E L O P M E N T A N D T E C H N O L O G Y Role of Remittances in Economic Growth in Pacifi c Island Countries: A Study of Samoa T. K

In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology

state. Among them are the possibility of securing sustained remittances and the necessity of securing democratic legitimacy from a globalized polity. This paper traces the evolution of this labour expon policy and analyzes the effects of state discursive strategies designed to secure democratic

In: European Journal of East Asian Studies

living standards and poor prospects for such households to overcome poverty. The literature has argued that remittances have the potential to address the problem by stabilizing income flows for households in developing countries. While we agree that the receipt of remittances by households in developing

In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology

Migration: Labor and Remittances: Afghanistan Migration: Labor and Remittances: South Asia Migration: Labor and Remittances: Sub-Saharan Africa Migration: Labor and Remittances: Turkey...

Introduction Samoa and Tonga are two Pacific island countries listed among the top ten remittance recipient countries of the world in 2007 as well as in 2008 (World Bank 2009a). Although there were clear indications of a likely worldwide decline in remittance flows due to the ongoing recession

In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology

Diaspora Remittances and the Financing of Basic Social Services • 239 Diaspora Remittances and the Financing of Basic Social Services and Infrastructure in Francophone Africa South of the Sahara Fondo Sikod* and Gérard Tchouassi* A bstract Migration is a human phenomenon that has intensi fi ed

In: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology

BRILL Abstract EJEAS 8.2 (2009) 245-274 Changed in Migration? Philippine Return Migrants and (Un) Democratic Remittances Stefan Rother Arnold- Bergstraesser-Institute Freiburg stefim. rother@abi.uni-freiburg.de EuropeanJournal of EastAsian Studies www.brill.nl/ejea The link between development

In: European Journal of East Asian Studies

BRILL EJEAS 8.2 (2009) 2I5-243 European Journal of East Asian Studies www.brill.nl/ejea Temporary Migration and Political Remittances: the role of organisational networks in the transnationalisation of human rights Nicola Piper Swansea University N.Piper@swansea.ac.uk Abstract The starting

In: European Journal of East Asian Studies

After a brief overview of the history of migration, this entry focuses on contemporary patterns and the complexity of transnational linkages created through labor migration and remittances. Migration has been a central social dynamic in Africa throughout its history. Before the twentieth century

This study proposes a framework to analyze the co-evolution between the remittance business for overseas Chinese and their institutions during 1860–1949. In particular, this paper focuses on the co-evolutions between their organizational fields and institutions. It shows that participants communicate, compete and cooperate through their organizational fields, and finally promote the remittance business. Since the three pillars of institutions—regulative, normative, and cultural-cognitive—correlate and interact with each other, it is found that institutions can promote the business of overseas remittance if the combination of these three pillars of institutions works well; otherwise, it ends the business with confusion.

In: Frontiers of Business Research in China