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  • 791. Publications & Writing

    Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

    This volume explores the ways communities cope with—endure, work through, break apart under, transcend—traumatic and other more insidious forms of violence, addressing the effects of violence at the level of local worlds, interpersonal relations, and individual lives. The con…

    Contributors Veena Das (Editor), Arthur M Kleinman (Editor), Margaret Lock (Editor), Mamphela Aletta Ramphele (Editor), Pamela Reynolds (Editor) Publisher University of California Press, 2001

  • 792. Publications & Writing

    Remapping Bolivia: Resources, Territory, and Indigeneity in a Plurinational State

    Publication edited by Nicole Fabricant and DPDF 2011 Global Indigenous Politics Research Director Bret Gustafson. The 2005 election of Evo Morales to the presidency of Bolivia marked a critical moment of transformation—a coca farmer and peasant union leader became the first ind…

    Contributors Nicole Werner Fabricant (Editor), Bret Gustafson (Editor) Publisher School for Advanced Research, 2011

  • 793. Publications & Writing

    Remapping East Asia: The Construction of a Region

    An assessment of recent developments in East Asia by a number of top scholars suggesting that the region is ripe for cooperation rather than rivalry and that recent “region-building” developments have had a substantial cumulative effect on the broader canvas of international…

    Publisher Cornell University Press, 2005

  • 794. Publications & Writing

    Remembering Communism: Genres of Representation

    Three main areas of concern have shaped current scholarship on Eastern Europe's communist past: institutional concerns, especially debates concerning the characteristics of the regime; questions on resistance and opposition; and social, cultural, and everyday history. There is a…

    Publisher Social Science Research Council, 2010

  • 795. Publications & Writing

    Remittance Receipt and Business Ownership in the Dominican Republic

    This study uses several small, non-representative household surveys from the Dominican Republic (1999-2001) to examine the impact of international remittances on family business ownership. Since the receipt of remittances and business ownership may be jointly determined, the auth…

    Contributors Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina, Pozo, Susan Read online Download PDF

  • 796. Publications & Writing

    Remittance Trends 2007

    This document analyses recent trends in global remittance flows. Recorded remittances to developing countries are estimated to reach $240 billion in 2007. The true size of remittances including unrecorded flows is even larger. A near stagnation in remittance flows to Mexico and a…

    Contributors Ratha, Dilip, Mohapatra, Sanket, Vijayalakshmi, KM, Xu, Zhimei Publisher World Bank, 2007 Read online Download PDF

  • 797. Publications & Writing

    Remittances: Transaction Costs, Determinants and Informal Flows

    Using insights from the literature on shadow economies, and historical data on migration, remittances, and transaction costs, this paper empirically estimates the size of informal remittances for more than 100 developing countries. Results suggest that informal remittances amount…

    Contributors Freund, Caroline, Spatafora, Nikola Publisher World Bank, 2005 Read online Download PDF

  • 798. Publications & Writing

    Remittances, Consumption and Investment in Ghana

    This paper uses a nationally-representative household survey from Ghana (2005-06) to analyze how the receipt of internal remittances (from Ghana) and international remittances (from other countries) affects the marginal spending behavior of households on various consumption and i…

    Contributors Adams, Jr., Richard H, Cuecuecha, Alfredo, Page, John Publisher World Bank, 2008 Read online Download PDF

  • 799. Publications & Writing

    Remittances, Financial Development and Growth

    Using a cross-country of data series covering about 73 developing countries between 1975 and 2002, the authors investigate the interaction between remittances and financial development and its impact on growth. The analysis emphasizes how a country's capacity to use remittances m…

    Contributors Giuliano, Paola, Ruiz-Arranz, Marta Publisher International Monetary Fund, 2005 Read online Download PDF

  • 800. Publications & Writing

    Remittances, Inequality and Poverty: Evidence from Rural Mexico

    This study uses a small rural household survey in Mexico (2003) to examine the impact of internal and international migration and remittances on inequality and poverty in rural Mexico. Decomposing income by source, the authors find that internal remittances (from Mexico) and inte…

    Author Taylor, J. Edward Publisher Department Of Foreign Affairs & International Trade, Canada, 2005 Read online Download PDF