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Migration projections: The Economic Case

Migration projections: The Economic Case

This paper analyzes the impact of economic development (expressed as gross domestic product, GDP) on international migration. The findings suggest that emigration rates are relatively low in low-income settings, rise with rising GDP per capita, and decline at high income levels.


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