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Migrant Remittances in South Asia

Social, Economic and Political Implications

  • Md Mizanur Rahman
  • Tan Tai Yong
  • A K M Ahsan Ullah

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Migrant Remittances in South Asia: An Introduction

    1. Md Mizanur Rahman, Tan Tai Yong, A K M Ahsan Ullah
      Pages 1-30
  3. Remittance and Conceptual Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Md Mizanur Rahman, Lian Kwen Fee
      Pages 33-51
  4. Remittance Transfer Systems

  5. Implications of Remittances in South Asia

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 295-302

About this book


This volume provides theoretical treatments of remittance on how its development potential is translated into reality. The authors meticulously delve into diverse mechanisms through which migrant communities remit, investigating how recipients engage in the development process in South Asia.


Remittance South Asia Development Political Economy Asia development dynamics fertility globalization migrants modeling money organization organizations

Editors and affiliations

  • Md Mizanur Rahman
    • 1
  • Tan Tai Yong
    • 1
  • A K M Ahsan Ullah
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of South Asian StudiesNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.American University in CairoEgypt

About the editors

Amar Anwar, Cape Breton University, Canada Bhubanesh Pant, Nepal Rastra Bank, Nepal Bhupal Singh, Reserve Bank of India at Mumbai, India Brenda S.A. Yeoh, National University of Singapore. Singapore Lian Kwen Fee, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Mallik Akram Hossain, Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh Marta Bivand Erdal, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway Mazhar Mughal, University of Pau, France Natacha Stevanovic Fenn, independent scholar Puja Guha, independent scholar Rita Afsar, University of Western Australia (UWA), Australia Vani S. Kulkarni, Yale University, USA.

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