Migration and Development Briefs are prepared by the Migration and Remittances Unit, Development Economics (DEC). The brief aims to provide an update on key developments in the area of migration and remittance flows and related policies over the past six months. It also provides medium-term projections of remittance flows to developing countries. A special topic is included in each brief. The brief is produced twice a year.
(World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-10) World Bank Group
This migration and development brief
reports global trends in migration and remittance flows,
major policy developments, and the Sustainable Development
Goal (SDG) indicators for reducing remittance costs and
recruitment costs. The brief reports new data on recruitment
costs, a potential indicator for the SDG of promoting safe
and regular migration. The special focus of the brief is
return migration, a challenging issue around the world amid
a rise in asylum seekers and undocumented migrants.