Remittances in the Pacific: An Overview

Publication | March 2005

The report provides an overview of labor migration from Pacific island countries and the remittances that follow.


  • Introduction
  • The Importance of Remittances
  • The Composition of Remittances
  • The Rationale for Remittances
  • The Duration of Remittances
  • The Use and Impact of Remittances
  • The Disincentives of Remittances?
  • The Policy Context
  • Conclusions