Remittances in crisis: Is Moroccan development at risk?
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Author/sGarcía Quero, Fernando; Mourad, Aboussi
This article reflects, in the context of the international economic crisis, on the impact of decreases in remittances on the development of Morocco. For this is explored 2008-2009 as our period of study: analyzing causes, consequences and the actions initiates by the country in this new situation. Based on an analysis of documents and official statis-tics, our study not only raises the issue of the possible depletion of the internal econom-ic dynamics in Morocco, but warning about the fragility of families receiving remittanc-es who have to face up social risk of losing the source of income that support them above the poverty line. The actions promoted by Morocco, reported in the article, are insufficient and should be reconsidered from global view, taking into account the latest economic dynamics, the practices of the diaspora and development needs. Este artículo reflexiona, en un contexto de crisis económica internacional, sobre los efectos de l...