Migration and Economic Growth

The International Library of Studies on Migration series

Edited by Mathias Czaika, Professor in Migration and Globalisation, Danube University Krems, Austria and Carlos Vargas-Silva, Senior Researcher, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, UK

This book comprehensively examines the role of economic growth (or lack of) as a driver of migration, as well as the impact of migration on economic growth in receiving and sending countries. Seminal papers have been selected which cover both, direct and indirect effects, as well as theoretical and empirical contributions. This important collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, provides a combination of the classical works and topics with the latest contributions and discussions. It is a comprehensive introduction for those interested in learning about the topic and an excellent source of reference for experts.

'Mathias Czaika and Carlos Vargas-Silva have assembled an excellent collection of previously published articles on all aspects of the connections between migration and economic growth. As well, they provide an introduction that sets out the cross-connections between migration and economic growth, and provides and lead-in to the articles that follow in their compilation. An excellent place to start if one wanted to cover most of the important topics and researched areas in the overlap between migration and economic growth during the last fifty years.'
– Bill Marr, Canadian Studies in Population

‘Czaika and Vargas-Silva have curated a collection of classic studies combined with a few lesser-known interesting pieces that together provide a must-read overview of the range of important topics linking migration with economic growth.’
– David McKenzie, The World Bank

2012 876 pp Hardback 978 1 78100 353 4 £347.00 £312.30 $503.00 $452.70

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