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Type Report
Title The economic significance of migration and remittances in Tuvalu
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2005
Abstract
The observed importance of migration (IM), remittances (R), aid (A) and bureaucracy (B) to small Island States (SIS) in the Pacific has led to the development of the MIRAB model to explain the economies of these countries. Scholars have questionaed the lond-term sustainability of MIRAB microstates in the continuing debate that cannot be settled without recourse to a detailed examination of the magnitudes and trends involved.

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