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Emigration and immigration
Blog
Migration and the transfer of gender and democratic norms

Despite the large attention received in the global development debate over the past years, gender inequalities still strongly persist throughout the world. Similarly, democratic and equal institutions are far from standing firm in all countries...

Emigration and immigration Human capital Migration, Internal
Blog
How should the international community respond to migration and refugees?

In our previous blog , we looked at some of the key facts about international migration and identified a few areas that, from an economist’s perspective, need attention...

Emigration and immigration Refugees
Blog
An economist’s view on migration and refugees

Few issues have been so contentious in recent years as international migration. The refugee crisis sparked not least by the Syrian war has shown that policies governing migration are in a tangle...

Emigration and immigration Refugees
Blog
A New Agenda for a New World
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24 June 2013 Minister Gunilla Carlson Like every political agenda, the post-2015 agenda must be firmly based in a reality check...

Economic development Emigration and immigration Free trade
Book Chapter
The International Circulation of Elites: Knowledge, Entrepreneurial, and Political

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Emigration and immigration Entrepreneurship Foreign workers
Blog
Urbanization and Development in Asia: Linkages with Globalization and Migration

Lorraine Telfer-Taivainen The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, was the venue for the launch on 16 June 2012 of the just-published UNU-WIDER book Urbanization and Development in Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives , edited by Jo...

Economic development Economic growth Emigration and immigration
Book Chapter
Creating Place for the Displaced: Migration and Urbanization in Asia

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Urban economics Urban planning
Book Chapter
Globalizing Shanghai: International Migration and the Global City

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Labor mobility Migration, Internal
Book Chapter
Globalizing Households and Multi-ethnic Community Building in Japan

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Emigration and immigration Sociological aspects (Families) Labor supply
Book Chapter
Foundations of Minority Communities: Resident Koreans in Japan

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Discrimination in employment Emigration and immigration Regional economics
Blog
The View from Buenos Aires

Tony Addison A visit to Buenos Aires in September provided a good vantage point to look at the euro zone’s deepening crisis. Angle readers will recall that Argentina went through a painful adjustment process some ten years ago...

Agriculture Depressions Economic development
Working Paper
The International Circulation of Elites: Knowledge, Entrepreneurial and Political

International migration analysis often focuses on mass migration rather than on the international mobility of elites, which is the focus of this paper...

Emigration and immigration Entrepreneurship Foreign workers
Working Paper
Foundations of Minority Communities: Resident Koreans in Japan

This paper discusses the development of Korean communities in Japan from their origins in the late nineteenth century through their stabilization following the Second World War...

Discrimination in employment Emigration and immigration Regional economics
Working Paper
Globalizing Shanghai: International Migration and the Global City

Cities are the focal point for the mobility of talents, located between the nations and firms, states and educational institutions...

Emigration and immigration Labor mobility Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Globalizing Households and Multi-ethnic Community Building in Japan

The East Asian countries are currently experiencing declining fertility rates and aging of their populations...

Emigration and immigration Sociological aspects (Families) Labor supply
Working Paper
Conflict, Disasters, and No Jobs: Reasons for International Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest growth rate in net international migration in the world. The reasons for this migration are investigated in this paper...

Emigration and immigration Labor demand Natural disasters
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