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Migration Impact Assessment

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  • Peter Nijkamp
  • Jacques Poot
  • Mediha Sahin

Abstract

During the last few decades the world has experienced an unprecedented level of cross-border migration. While this has generated significant socio-economic gains for host countries, as well as sometimes for the countries of origin, the costs and benefits involved are unevenly distributed. Consequently, growing global population mobility is a hotly debated topic, both in the political arena and by the general public. Amidst a plethora of facts, opinions and emotions, the assessment of migration impacts must be grounded in a solid scientific evidence base. This analytical book outlines and applies a range of the scientific methods that are currently available in migration impact assessment (MIA). The book provides various North American and European case studies that quantify socio-economic consequences of migration for host societies and for immigrants themselves.

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  • Peter Nijkamp & Jacques Poot & Mediha Sahin (ed.), 2012. "Migration Impact Assessment," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14476.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:14476
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    1. Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp, 2011. "Strategic choice analysis by expert panels for migration impact assessment," International Journal of Business and Globalisation, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 7(2), pages 166-194.
    2. Mediha Sahin & Peter Nijkamp & Roger Stough, 2011. "Impact of urban conditions on firm performance of migrant entrepreneurs: a comparative Dutch–US study," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 46(3), pages 661-689, June.
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    1. Daniel Arribas-Bel & Peter Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2014. "How Diverse can Spatial Measures of Cultural Diversity be? Results from Monte Carlo Simulations on an Agent-Based Model," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 14-081/VIII, Tinbergen Institute.
    2. Shaojun Liu & Ling Zhang & Yi Long, 2019. "Urban Vitality Area Identification and Pattern Analysis from the Perspective of Time and Space Fusion," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(15), pages 1-27, July.
    3. Peter Nijkamp, 2012. "Migration Impact Assessment: A Review of Evidence-Based Findings," Review of Economic Analysis, Digital Initiatives at the University of Waterloo Library, vol. 4(2), pages 179-208, December.

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