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作者 Plaza, Sonia
書名 Diaspora for Development in Africa
出版項 Herndon : World Bank Publications, 2011
國際標準書號 9780821386194 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (358 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Abbreviations -- OVERVIEW -- Harnessing Diaspora Resources for Africa -- 1 Diasporas of the South: Situating the African Diaspora in Africa -- 2 Another Link in the Chain: Migrant Networks and International Investment -- 3 Return Migration and Small Enterprise Development in the Maghreb -- 4 Diaspora Bonds: Tapping the Diaspora during Difficult Times -- 5 African Diaspora Associations in Denmark: A Study of Their Development Activities and Potentials -- 6 The Financial Consequences of High-Skill Emigration: Lessons from African Doctors Abroad -- 7 France's Codevelopment Program: Financial and Fiscal Incentives to Promote Diaspora Entrepreneurship and Transfers -- 8 The Migration for Development in Africa Experience and Beyond -- 9 Reinforcing the Contributions of African Diasporas to Development -- 10 Migration and Productive Investment: A Conceptual Framework -- Boxes -- 1 Defining Diasporas -- 2 The Role of Embassies in Enabling Diasporas -- 5.1 Danish Senior Citizens -- 5.2 The Ghanaian Female Chief -- 8.1 Different Modalities of Transfer of Intellectual and Socioprofessional Resources -- 8.2 MIDA Great Lakes - Enhancing the Capacity of the University of Goma -- 8.3 How the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda Include the Diaspora and Migration Communities in Country Policies and Action Plans -- Figures -- 1 Top Sources of African Immigrants in the United States, 2010 -- 2 Migration and Trade Go Hand in Hand -- 3 Investments in Business and Housing Funded by Remittances from Within and Outside Africa -- 1.1 Official Levels of Migration, South Africa, 1990-2002 -- 5.1 Types of Development Activities -- 6.1 Percentage of African-Born Doctors in the United States Who Received Their Medical Doctor Degrees in Their Countries of Birth
6.2 Time Elapsed between Receipt of Doctor of Medicine Degree and Arrival in Canada or the United States, for Those Who Received Their Doctor of Medicine Degree in Their African Country of Birth -- 6.3 Annual Remittances to Country of Birth for Physicians Born in Africa, Residing in Canada and the United States in 2006, Including Nonremitters -- 8.1 MIDA Framework -- 8.2 Profiles of the 1,100 Candidates Registered in the MIDA Great Lakes Database -- 10.1 Migration Prevalence Ratio, San Juanico and Xhániro, 1950-2005 -- 10.2 Share of Avocado Producers among Household Heads, San Juanico, 2005 -- Tables -- 1 The Potential for Diaspora Savings in African Countries, 2009 -- 2 Countries Permitting and Prohibiting Dual Citizenship for Adults -- 1.1 Cumulative Global Migration Flows, 2005 -- 1.2 Global African Migrant Stock by Region -- 1.3 Migrant Stock in South Africa, 2001 -- 1.4 SADC Countries of Origin of Migrants to South Africa, 2001 -- 1.5 Variable Estimates of Southern African Development Community Migrant Stock in South Africa -- 1.6 Demographic Profile of African Diaspora in South Africa, 2001 -- 1.7 Regional Distribution of South African Diaspora -- 1.8 Major Countries of South African Diaspora -- 1.9 Phases of South African Immigration to Australia, Canada, and New Zealand -- 1.10 Health Professionals in the South African Diaspora, Circa 2000 -- 1.11 Comparing the Diasporas -- 1.12 Use of Remittances in Countries of Origin -- 2.1 Effect of Organizations, Institutions, and Information on Cross-Border Investment -- 2.2 Endogeneity -- 2.3 Information and Heterogeneous Investments -- 2.4 External Voting Rights -- 3.1 Overseas Destination and Mean Duration of Stay of Returnees -- 3.2 Characteristics of Return Migrants -- 3.3 Characteristics of Return Migrants by Employment Status
3.4 Employment Status during Migration, by Last Country of Immigration -- 4.1 Comparison of Israeli and Indian Diaspora Bonds -- 4.2 Countries with Large Diasporas Abroad -- 5.1 Development Activities in Relation to Membership Composition -- 5.2 Funding Sources in Relation to Membership Composition -- 5.3 Typology of the Associations Involved in Development Activities -- 7.1 French Migration Pacts -- 9.1 Correlating Productivity Drivers with Forms of Diaspora Capital -- 9.2 Pros and Cons of Integrated Compared to Dual Diaspora Engagement Strategies -- 9.3 Specific Policies and Initiatives to Harness African Diaspora Resources -- 9.4 Strategies for Matching Diaspora Investors and Entrepreneurs with Possible Actions -- 10.1 Studies Reporting a Significant Association between Migration and Productive Investment in Migrant-Sending Regions -- 10.2 Studies Reporting a Limited Association between Migration and Productive Investment in Migrant-Sending Regions
The diaspora of developing countries can be a potent force for development, through remittances, but more importantly, through promotion of trade, investment, knowledge and technology transfers. The book aims to consolidate research and evidence on these issues with a view to formulating policies in both sending and receiving countries
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Plaza, Sonia Diaspora for Development in Africa Herndon : World Bank Publications,c2011 9780821382585
主題 Migration for Development in Africa (Program);African diaspora -- Economic aspects.;Africans -- Economic aspects -- Foreign countries.;Economic development -- Finance -- Africa.;Emigrant remittances -- Africa.;Entrepreneurship -- Africa.;Africa -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects
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