Study: UNDP Kosovo Remittance Study 2010

By: Kosovo Diaspora    July 9, 2012

The UNDP 2010 Kosovo Remittance Study presents a detailed examination of the role of remittances as a source of financial support to Kosovans by analyzing the data collected from a survey of 4,000 households. It explores the recipient and non-recipient household profiles, their income and expenditures.

The study also looks at the flow and channels of remittances, their use as well as effects of remittances on receiving households.The Study is part of an effort to better understand the flow, use and effects of remittances on Kosovo and its development prospects.

Additionally, the Study strives to address the need for an integrated framework of both quantitative and qualitative analysis, with the aim of presenting a more detailed examination of the role of remittances as a source of financial support to Kosovans.The Kosovo Remittance Study 2010 research was commissioned by UNDP and made possible through contribution of USAID and technical expertise by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Read the report here.