The global economic crisis and international migration: An uncertain outlook

  title={The global economic crisis and international migration: An uncertain outlook},
  author={Gijs Beets and Frans Willekens},
This article investigates the impact of the global economic crisis on international migration. Empirical evidence is scarce and mainly captures short-term consequences. The study covers (1) international migration theory, (2) the impact of past financial crises on international migration, and (3) published expert opinions, studies and discussions. The impact varies by reason for migration and by migrants’ employment status. Labour migration is affected most, in particular migration of low… 

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  • Economics
  • 2009
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