Last week the New York Times featured an editorial suggesting that the World Bank should become a remittance center. Remittances are the "largest and arguably most effective antipoverty…

Dilip Ratha |

Migration flows in both directions between the United States and Mexico have diminished according to recent statistics released by the Mexican and United States governments. Mexican immigration to…

Sonia Plaza |

With Ani According to the Banco de Mexico, remittance flows to Mexico declined 36% in October 2009 on a year on year basis, the largest fall ever recorded. A closer look at the data, however,…

Sanket Mohapatra |

The Mexican central bank's latest data release shows that remittances to Mexico increased by 13 percent in October on a year-on-year basis. This comes after a widely-reported 12 percent year-…

Sanket Mohapatra |