Abstract:An increasingly central dimension of globalisation is human mobility. The foreign‐born population in OECD countries is approximately 8 per cent, reflecting a dramatic rise over recent decades. Policy makers and citizens look with growing interest ‐ and sometimes with alarm ‐ upon the economic and social consequences of these trends for OECD countries, migrants' countries of origin, and the migrants themselves. Can international migration contribute to economic progress?
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2007-08-01