Development policy

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Saving for those back home

Migrants' remittances hit a new record in 2014. Some USD 600 billion were transferred to home countries worldwide. Yet the data situation is unclear and the discussion on development benefits complex.
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The IMF’s lending conditions: slight corrections

The International Monetary Fund has somewhat relaxed its controversial lending conditions. But they are still hurting the poorest people, as shown by the latest loan to Bangladesh.