This article proposes a conceptual framework for studying remittances as social transactions that can take a number of distinct forms. Continue reading Scripting remittances: making sense of money transfers in transnational relationships
The population of the Philippines is surpassing 100 million in late July 2014. That’s a reminder of the country’s importance in global migration. Emigration generally has the strongest impacts in countries with relatively small populations, such as El Salvador, Armenia … Continue reading Filipino migration is extraordinary
We examine how conflict in the country of origin interacts with other factors in shaping migrants’ remittance-sending. Continue reading How does conflict in migrants’ country of origin affect remittance-sending?
Transnational motherhood is managed and experienced in contexts of uncertainty and conflicting pressures. Continue reading Mobility, moralities and motherhood: navigating the contingencies of Cape Verdean lives
Why do some immigrants send much more money to their country of origin than others? Continue reading The determinants of migrant remittances
This paper gives an overview of how international labour migration can affect the country of origin. Continue reading International labour migration: Consequences for countries of origin