DMA Dialogues | Bangladesh’s Economic Vitality Owes in Part to Migration and Remittances
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Bangladesh’s Economic Vitality Owes in Part to Migration and Remittances

Bangladesh’s Economic Vitality Owes in Part to Migration and Remittances

For a young country, Bangladesh has a complex migration history, with periods of forced migration during the partition of India and Pakistan as well as the 1971 war of independence. In recent years, labor emigration has proved a major economic boon to the country. This country profile reviews trends and the impact of emigration, with a particular focus on the effects of remittance sending and receipt.