Actually the increase in the volume of remitances
as a consequence of migration, and economically reflected on the local area, lead to increasing the appeal of migration, as a mean to overcome financial risks.
and development: trends, impacts and policy options", Migration Policy Institute Papers [http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/mig_dev_lit_review_091406.
$540 million to the Dominican Republic--20 percent of all remitances
to that country (The San Juan Star 2004).
Domestic and foreign remitances
were valued in terms of the income that households reported receiving from current migrants (i.e., net of all migration expenses).
MBA has calculated, based on the actual remitances
of a group of issuers, that the amount lost on one day of float equates to approximately 0.01 percent or one basis point of the amount remitted to the PTC.