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International Migration and Development in East Asia and the Pacific

There are nearly 22 million international migrants from the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region. The economic implications of this migration are enormous. In 2013 migrants from the EAP remitted approximately US $112 billion back to their home countries, far more than the sum of official development assistance to the region. In “International Migration and Development in East Asia and the Pacific” the authors look at the impact of migration on remittance-receiving households and the economies of labour-sending countries...

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