B. Bonciani

International migrant remittances and their role in development

opportunities and threats

This book deals critically with the link between the migrants’ remittances and the developmental processes in the countries of origin of the migratory flows. Being able to provide a basic income or an additional income to the families, personal remittances contribute to the improvement of living conditions in many poor countries. Until now, however, this money is mostly spent on essential goods and only very rarely it is invested in income crea...