Also available in: Français | العربية | 中文 | Español ​In 1964, I came to the United States from South Korea, then an extremely poor developing country that most experts, including those at the…

Jim Yong Kim |

I am the World Bank’s Director for the Western Balkans, and I live in Vienna, Austria, where thousands of refugees, mostly fleeing from conflict in Syria and Afghanistan, are now straggling across…

Ellen Goldstein |

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 |

Santa Catalina Arch, Antigua, Guatemala. Photo © Sanket Mohapatra/World Bank I recently made a presentation on the impact of the financial crisis and our outlook for remittances in 2009-10 at a…

Sanket Mohapatra |

While the beneficial impacts of migration and remittances on social welfare have been well documented, we know very little about the effects of migration--mostly by men-- on the local labor market…

Gero Carletto |