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Thematic Area: Data

One of four Global Remittances Working Group Thematic Areas, DATA, activities include:

  • Improving data collection (of North-South, South-South, intra-regional and internal remittances) in continuation of Luxembourg Group (and the preceeding G8 Working Group on remittance data);
  • Standardizing migration and remittances questionnaires and modules in household surveys and censuses;
  • Collaborating with other instiutional efforts to improve data on migration.

Thematic Area Coordinators
  • Mr. Neil Fantom, Senior Economist, Development Economics Prospects Group, World Bank
Thematic Area Resources


» Forthcoming
Thematic Area Participants

Luxembourg Group
Tooshie Koori, Bank of Japan Economist, Balance of Payments Section
Giuseppe Ortolani, Bank of Italy, Consultant
Jens Walter, Deutsche Bundesbank, Balance of Payments Division
Anna Flatness, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Stuart Brown, Office for National Statistics (UK) Director Balance of Payments and Financial Sector Division
Mushtaq Hussain, Eurostat Principal Administrator, Balance of Payments Unit
Fabiana Cerasa, OECD
René Maldonado, CEMLA Coordinator
Fernando Lemos, Banco Central do Brasil Head of Balance of Payments, Department of Economics
Mr. João Coelho, Bank of Portugal Balance of Payments Division
Javier Alvarez, Bank of Spain Economist, Methodology and New Information Sources Unit
Claude Saadeh, Bank of Lebanon Balance of Payments Division
Bhupal Singh, Reserve Bank of India Assistant Advisor
Jesus Cervantes, Banco de México Director, Economic Measurement

Experts from Develpoment Banks and International Organizations
Ivo Havinga, UN Chief, Economic Statistics Branch
Filippo di Mauro, ECB, External Developments Division
Manuel Orozco, Inter-American Dialogue Senior Associate, and Director of Remittances and Development
Patrick Giraud, African Development Bank, Lead Economist, VP Infrastructure, Private Sector & Regional Integration
Kang Lay Kim, Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) Director
Philibert Andzembe, BEAC, Director of Gabon Dept.
Ralf Kozlow, IMF, Director of Statistics Department
Tamara Razin, IMF, Economist, Statistics Department

Experts from National Authorities 
Art Ridgeway, Statistics Canada Director General, System of National Accounts
Roland Ricart, Bank of France Head of BoP Unit
Chatwaruth Musingchai, Bank of Thailand Statistics Department
Lidia Troshina, Central Bank of the Russian Federation Director, Balance of Payments Department
Pawel Michalik, National Bank of Poland Deputy Director, Statistics Department
Lydia Troshina, Bank of Russia Director, Balance of Payments Department
Matthias Lücke, The Keil Institute for the World Economy Senior Research Economist

Last updated: 2009-11-06

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