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Migration and Remittances Household Surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa: Methodological Aspects and Main Findings

The report lets readers look at the sources, content, methodology, fieldwork practices, and data processing used to complete a World Bank household survey accessing the importance of remittances in eleven Subsaharan African countries. The topics covered by the survey include return migration, the type and amount of remittances generally sent, the motives for migration, and more. Readers might be interested in how the survey also took into account the gender and education level of migrants. Preliminary findings are also included. 

Link:

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTDECPROSPECTS/Resources/476882-1157133580628/Plaza_Navarrete_Ratha_MethodologicalPaper.pdf

Source/Publisher:

Migration and Remittances Unit of the Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC)

Author(s):

Sonia Plaza Mario Navarrete and Dilip Ratha

Date of Publication:

Status:

Free

Country/Region:

Global Africa Middle Africa Southern Africa Western Africa

Language:

English