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Policies for Migration and Development: A European Perspective

Louka T. Katseli, Robert Lucas and Theodora Xenogiani

No 30, OECD Development Centre Policy Briefs from OECD Publishing

Abstract: Managing migration has become a priority for policy makers both in developed and developing countries; it is a difficult challenge indeed. Large immigration or emigration flows relative to domestic population’s impact on almost all aspects of an economy and society: family structures, community life, educational and health systems, labour markets, security systems, governance and institutions. Despite the inherent difficulties in policy making, there is a growing awareness that if management can be improved, important gains for both migrant-receiving (“host”) and migrant-sending (“home”) countries may be generated. Effective management can furthermore mitigate the risks associated with migration....

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Date: 2006-10-01
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