International factor movements
In international economics, international factor movements are movements of labor, capital, and other factors of production between countries. International factor movements occur in three ways: immig...
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Remittances Explained: U.S. Economy Loses $150 Billion Annually in International Money Transfers
Many Americans know very little, if anything, about “remittances,” (also known as “remittance payments”) and how they affect the U.S. economy. The term “remittance” refers to money earned in the Unite...
Germany Confiscating Homes to Use for Migrants
In an unprecedented move, Hamburg authorities confiscated six residential units in the Hamm district near the city center. A trustee appointed by the city is now renovating the properties and will ren...
Migrant crisis: Activist convoy drives to Hungary
A convoy of private cars crosses from Austria to Hungary to collect stranded migrants, as thousands continue to make their way to western Europe. On Sunday a convoy of about 140 cars left Vienna for t...
Pope Francis calls on every European parish to host a refugee family
Pope Francis has called on every European parish to host one refugee family each in a goodwill gesture that will begin in the Vatican state. It comes as Europe faces the worst refugee crisis since Wor...
Europe migrant crisis: Surge in numbers at EU borders
The number of migrants at the EU's borders reached a record high of 107,500 in July, officials say, as a sharp surge in expected asylum requests was reported in Germany. Germany has seen a wave of mig...
Out Of Africa, By Way Of Egypt: New Genetic Data Points To Egyptian Route For Original Human Migration
Scientists may be one step closer to tracing the exodus of modern humans out of Africa. New genetic evidence points to a northern route leading out of the continent, which may just settle a long-dispu...
Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?
Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people. In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, cre...
Most Popular Migrant Destinations By Country
The UN estimates that there were 232 million people living outside their country of birth in 2013, roughly 3.2% of the world’s population. To put this in perspective, if migrants formed one country, i...
Foreign direct investment
A foreign direct investment (FDI) is a controlling ownership in a business enterprise in one country by an entity based in another country.Foreign direct investment is distinguished from portfolio for...
Human migration
Human migration is the movement by people from one place to another with the intention of settling temporarily or permanently in the new location. The movement is typically over long distances and fro...
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Investment promotion agency
An investment promotion agency (IPA) is most often a government agency (or occasionally a non-profit organization functioning similar to a chamber of commerce or business consulting corporation) whose...
Multinational companies
A multinational corporation or multinational enterprise is an organization, that owns or controls productions of goods or services in one or more countries other than the home country. It can also be ...
Remittance
A remittance is a transfer of money by a foreign worker to an individual in his or her home country. Money sent home by migrants competes with international aid as one of the largest financial inflows...
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European Voluntary Workers
European Voluntary Workers (EVW) was the collective name given to continental Europeans invited by the British government to work in the UK in the immediate Post-World War II period. Schemes inviting ...
Multilateral Agreement on Investment
The Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) was a draft agreement negotiated between members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) between 1995 and 1998. It sought to...
Germany Confiscating Homes to Use for Migrants
In an unprecedented move, Hamburg authorities confiscated six residential units in the Hamm district near the city center. A trustee appointed by the city is now renovating the properties and will ren...
Remit2India
TimesofMoney is an Indian digital payment service provider which operates internationally. The company’s services include NRI services, India centric and global money transfers and e-payments.
Tim...
Filipinos in Israel
Filipinos in Israel constitute one of the largest groups of immigrant workers in Israel. Israel is home to a population of 300,000 foreign workers.
Reliable figures regarding the number of Filipin...
Gastarbeiter
Gastarbeiter (plural, "Gastarbeiter") ([ˈɡastˌʔaɐ̯baɪtɐ]) is German for "guest worker" (literal translation). It refers to foreign or migrant workers, particularly those who had moved to West Germany ...
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Padala
A remittance is a transfer of money by a foreign worker to an individual in his or her home country. Money sent home by migrants competes with international aid as one of the largest financial inflows...
Third Country National
Third Country National (TCN) is a term often used in the context of migration, referring to individuals who are in transit and/or applying for visas in countries that are not their country of origin (...
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Hawala
Hawala or Hewala (Arabic: حِوالة‎, meaning transfer), also known as hundi, is an informal value transfer system based on the performance and honour of a huge network of money brokers, primar...
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Coastal migration
In anthropology and genetics, coastal migration is the theory that 100–200 thousand years ago, early human migrations first spread eastwards from a single origin in Africa to areas outside Africa, pre...
Cultural remittances
Cultural remittances are the ensembles of ideas, values, and expressive forms introduced into societies of origin by emigrants and their families as they return home, sometimes for the first time, tem...
Friction of distance
The concept of friction of distance is based on the notion that distance usually requires some amount of effort, money, and/or energy to overcome. Because of this "friction," spatial interactions will...
Country attractiveness
Country attractiveness is a multidisciplinary concept at the crossroads of development economics, financial economics, comparative law and political science: it aims at tracking and contrasting the re...
Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD
The Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC) is the interface of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with organized labour.TUAC has 59 affiliated trade union cent...
Gifting remittances
"Gifting remittances" describes a range of scholarly approaches relating remittances to anthropological literature on gift giving. The terms draws on Lisa Cliggett’s “gift remitting,” but is used to ...
Au pair
An au pair (plural: aux pairs) is a domestic assistant from a foreign country working for, and living as part of, a host family. Typically, aux pairs take on a share of the family's responsibility for...
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