A new methodology to measure international openness and globalization is described. This allows capacity to be effectively combined with size in a number of socio-economic areas, such as trade, migration and foreign investment. The method is applied to remittances to developing countries.
"Ferrieri's Index of Openness Applied to Remittances to Developing Countries,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
2, Article 21.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol11/iss2/21