Remittances

Remittances

Immigrant workers typically send some of their earnings back home to help support relatives in their countries of origin. These "remittances" have become an enormous part of the economies of many developing countries. Diane and her...

Immigrant workers typically send some of their earnings back home to help support relatives in their countries of origin. These "remittances" have become an enormous part of the economies of many developing countries. Diane and her guests discuss the role of remittances in Latin America and other parts of the world.

Guests

Enrique Iglesias

president, Inter-American Development Bank

Susan Martin

executive director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University

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