Migration, Remittances, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction: Reflections on Some South Asian Developments

Ballard, Roger

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This report presents a global account of the historical relationship between migration, industrialization and economic growth, and then goes on to present an empirical examination of the dynamics immigration from Mirpur (Pakistan) and Jullundur (India) to the UK. It closes by considering the 'Smart Aid' strategies which might facilitate more positive process of economic growth in areas where migration has led to the emergence of 'capital-rich underdevelopment'.

Document type: Article
Date: 2005
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 19 February 2009
Faculties / Institutes: Organisations / Associations / Foundations > Centre for Applied South Asian Studies (CASAS)
DDC-classification: Economics
Controlled Subjects: Südasien, Migration, Wirtschaftsentwicklung, Armut, Überweisung
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wirtschaftswachstum , Armutsbekämpfung , Geldtransfer, South Asia , Migration , Poverty Reduction , Remittance , Money Transfer
Subject (classification): Economics
Countries/Regions: South Asia
Series: Themen > CASAS Online Papers: Migration, Remittances and Economic Development
Volume: 5