Migration and Globalization: What's in it for Developing Countries?

  title={Migration and Globalization: What's in it for Developing Countries?},
  author={H. Rapoport},
  journal={International Political Economy: Globalization eJournal},
  • H. Rapoport
  • Published 2016
  • Economics
  • International Political Economy: Globalization eJournal
  • This paper reviews a growing literature on migration and globalization, focusing on its relevance for developing and emerging economies. It documents the role of diaspora networks in enhancing cross-border flows of goods, capital, and knowledge, eventually contributing to efficient specialization, investment, and productivity growth in the migrants' home-countries. Particular attention is paid to the role of skilled migrants, and to information imperfections reduction as the main channel for… CONTINUE READING
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