Remittances and Their Impact: A Study of Tonga and Western Samoa
National Centre for Development Studies, Research School of Pacific Studies, the Australian National University, Jan 1, 1991 - Business & Economics - 70 pages
Number 7 in the TPacific Policy Papers' series, this is a summary of the effects of migration and labour export on the two Pacific island economies over the last 15-20 years. Includes tables, statistics and a bibliography.
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Magnitude and source of migration and remittances
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