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Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam
This new Open Access book provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics. Based on fifteen years of continued data collection and research efforts it brings together nine up-to-date studies on... read more
Mining for Change
This new open access book presents research undertaken to understand how better management of the revenues and opportunities associated with natural resources can accelerate diversification and structural change in Africa.... Read more
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Book ChapterPoverty, International Migration and Asylum: Introduction
From the book: Poverty, International Migration and AsylumEmigration and immigration Economic aspects (Emigration and immigration) Minorities
Policy BriefPoverty, International Migration and Asylum
This WIDER Policy Brief examins issues such as liberalizing migration policies; protecting refugees in regions of origin; addressing the root causes of migration and refugee flows; influencing perceptions of the costs and benefits of migration; and d...Equality and inequality Labor mobility Poverty
Working PaperAsylum Policy in the West: Past Trends, Future Possibilities
This article examines the policy responses of Western countries in the realm of asylum. We begin by explaining the reasons why the asylum issue has made its way up the political agendas of liberal democratic countries in recent years...Emigration and immigration Public welfare Refugees
Working PaperAsylum Migration and Implications for Countries of Origin
The purpose of this paper is to synthesize what is known about the influence of asylum migration on countries of origin. It combines an analysis of data, a review of the literature and empirical examples from our own research...Economic development Emigrant remittances Emigration and immigration
BookWar, Hunger, and Displacement: Weak States and Vulnerable Economies : Humanitarian Emergencies in Developing Countries
Since the end of the cold war, the number of civil wars in developing countries has escalated to the point where they are the most significant source of human suffering in the world today...International relations Malnutrition Refugees
BookWar, Hunger, and Displacement: The Origins of Humanitarian Emergencies : War and Displacement in Developing Countries
Civil wars in developing countries are amongst the most significant sources of human suffering in the world today...Humanitarian assistance International relations Refugees
Book ChapterPolitical Causes of Humanitarian Emergencies
From the book: War, Hunger, and DisplacementEthnic relations Human rights Refugees
Working PaperPolitical Sources of Humanitarian Emergencies
This diagnostic study explores the political conditions that are associated with humanitarian emergencies. It employs a risk rather than cause-effect methodology. Humanitarian emergencies are not random events...Ethnic relations Human rights Refugees