July 10, 2014
Washington D.C., United States

The Multilateral Investment Fund at the Inter-American Development Bank convened a working group to share insights on the role of remittances and savings in helping transnational households manage their finances. Dean Yang (University of Michigan; IPA and J-PAL affiliate) presented his work evaluating the links between remittances and savings products in transnational households. Aishwarya Ratan (Financial Inclusion Program Director, IPA) also participated in the working group and discussed recent results from rigorous studies on alleviating savings constraints for poor households.