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Policies for Migration and Development: A European Perspective


  • Louka T. Katseli
  • Robert E.B. Lucas
  • Theodora Xenogiani


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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  • Louka T. Katseli & Robert E.B. Lucas & Theodora Xenogiani, 2006. "Policies for Migration and Development: A European Perspective," OECD Development Centre Policy Briefs 30, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:devaab:30-en

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    1. Tüzin Baycan & Peter Nijkamp, 2012. "The Migration–Development Nexus: New Perspectives and Challenges," Chapters,in: Globalization Trends and Regional Development, chapter 8 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Aliu, Armando, 2012. "International Migration and the European Union Relations in the Context of a Comparison of Western Balkans and North African Countries: Controlling Migration and Hybrid Model," MPRA Paper 38931, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Muşetescu, Radu & Dima, Alina & Cristian, Paun, 2008. "The role of the competition policy in forging the European Common Market," MPRA Paper 12475, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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