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Customers in Western Europe and Japan please order from Palgrave Macmillan by visiting their website at www.palgrave.com. If you wish to preorder this title please complete our order form and fax it to +1-703-661-1501. International migration has become acentral element of international relations and global integration due to its rapidly increasing economic, social, and cultural impact in both source and destination countries. This book provides new evidence on the impact of migration and remittances on several development indicators, including innovative thinking about thenexus between migration and birth rates. In addition, the book identifies the effect of host country policies on migration flows, examines the determinants of return and repeat migration, and explores the degree of success of return migrants upon return to their country of origin.
Table of Contents
|Global Migration Database|
|Quantifying International Migration: A Database of Bilateral Migrant Stocks||p. 17|
|Impact on Development|
|The Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Human Capital: Evidence from Latin American Household Surveys||p. 59|
|Does Work Migration Spur Investment in Origin Communities? Entrepreneurship, Schooling, and Child Health in Rural Pakistan||p. 99|
|Entrepreneurship, Labor Markets, and International Remittances: Evidence from El Salvador||p. 141|
|The Demographic Benefit of International Migration: A Hypothesis and Its Application to Middle Eastern and North African Contexts||p. 161|
|Host Country Policy Effects|
|Immigration Incentives and Policy in Switzerland||p. 183|
|The Impact of an Ex-Ante Job Offer Requirement on Labor Migration: The New Zealand-Tongan Experience||p. 215|
|Returns to Overseas Work Experience: The Case of Egypt||p. 235|
|Foreign-Born Migration to and from Norway||p. 259|
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