According to the latest issue of the Economist, diaspora bonds an idea worth trying. Ethiopia recently announced the launch of its second diaspora bond: “Renaissance Dam Bond”. The proceeds of the…

Sonia Plaza |

Recent attention has shifted from analyzing the impact of skilled migration on sending country labor markets to a broader agenda that also considers the channels by which diasporas promotes trade…

Sonia Plaza |

The question of identity lies at the core of the complexity relating to migration. Let's start a conversation on the question, "Who am I?" Sarah Dadush: Who am I? Nationality-wise,…

Dilip Ratha |

When I recently traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I spoke with several government officials in the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs who told me about the many problems encountered by their…

Neil Ruiz |

Latin America and Caribbean: Remittances to Mexico declined 35.8% y-o-y in October. Year-to-date decline is 16.5%. Remittances to Colombia declined 19.5% y-o-y in October. Year-to-date decline is…

Ani Silwal |