International Migration, Economic Development & Policy by Maurice Schiff
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International migration has become acentral element of international relations and global integration due to its rapidly increasing economic, social, and cultural impact in both source and destination countries. This book provides new evidence on the impact of migration and remittances on several development indicators, including innovative thinking about thenexus between migration and birth rates. In addition, the book identifies the effect of host country policies on migration flows, examines the determinants of return and repeat migration, and explores the degree of success of return migrants upon return to their country of origin.
 

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Andrew Morrison, an assistant professor of economics at Tulane University, has worked extensively on labor market issues in developing countries. In addition to his work on Africa, he has published articles on labor market structure, migration and urbanization in Latin America. Dr. Morrison is the first economist to quantify the GNP effects of interregional migration; for this work the Population Association of America honored him with the Dorothy Thomas Award in 1988.
 
Published June 26, 2007 by World Bank Publications; Palgrave Macmillan UK. 320 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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