Worker Remittances in the Arab World: Blessing or Burden?
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Contruversy has surrounded the question of how worker remittances affect development in the labor-exporting countries. Can these remittances be channeled into productive investment, or do they merely exacerbate problems relating to balance of payments and foreign exchange? Here, in exploring these issues with reference to the Arab world, it is found that remittances have contributed marginally at best to development while fueling inflation.
Jerusalem Journal of International Relations, vol. 12, no2, 1990.Refereed Journal Article
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