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International migration and economic development : lessons from low-income countries / Robert E.B. Lucas.

By: Lucas, Robert E. B.
Contributor(s): Sweden. Expert Group on Development Issues.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JV6118 .L83 2005Publication: Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar, ©2005Description: xvi, 360 p. : ill.Notes: "In association with EGDI."ISBN: 9781848440333 (paperback); 1848440332 (paperback) ; 9781845423834; 1845423836 .Subject(s): Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- Case studies | Economic development -- Case studies
Contents:
pt. A. Introduction -- 1. The context -- 2. The determinants of migration : controls, pressures and outcomes -- pt. B. Consequences for economic development in the countries of origin -- 3. Labor market responses to emigration -- 4. Emigration of the highly skilled : regimes, costs and responses -- 5. Reported and informal remittances : how much? who sends? who benefits? -- 6. The diaspora and transnational networks -- 7. Repeat and return migration : a habit or 'there and back again' -- 8. Poverty, inequality and the social impacts of migration -- pt. C. Conclusions : policy choices and the political economy of migration regimes -- 9. Who benefits from international migration? : beyond economic development at origin.
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"In association with EGDI."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-350) and index.

pt. A. Introduction -- 1. The context -- 2. The determinants of migration : controls, pressures and outcomes -- pt. B. Consequences for economic development in the countries of origin -- 3. Labor market responses to emigration -- 4. Emigration of the highly skilled : regimes, costs and responses -- 5. Reported and informal remittances : how much? who sends? who benefits? -- 6. The diaspora and transnational networks -- 7. Repeat and return migration : a habit or 'there and back again' -- 8. Poverty, inequality and the social impacts of migration -- pt. C. Conclusions : policy choices and the political economy of migration regimes -- 9. Who benefits from international migration? : beyond economic development at origin.

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