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Internal Migration and Development

A Global Perspective

  • Author: IOM
  • Publication date: April 2005
  • Page count: 80
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 05.III.S.5

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ISBN: 9789213630112

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With a few exceptions, evidence suggests that internal population movements are growing. While there have been few formal efforts to estimate the economic contribution of migrant labour, this report argues that internal migration can play an important role in poverty reduction and economic development and should therefore not be controlled or actively discouraged.