Migrants’ Remittances Totaled More Than Official Aid To Developing Countries In 2015, World Bank Brief Shows
NPR: Who Gives More To The Developing World: Aid Donors Or Migrant Workers?
“Developing countries got $131 billion in official aid in 2015. And they got $431.6 billion in remittances — money sent home by migrants who are working abroad. That’s the astounding number in the World Bank’s new Migration and Development Brief. … NPR’s Ari Shapiro [spoke with] Dilip Ratha, lead author of the brief and head of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development…” (4/13).