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Effects of Migration in Migrant Countries of Origin

What happens when people migrate? This video discusses how mobility can have micro level effects, for example, on the immediate family members or households that an emigrant leaves. On the other end of the spectrum, we will talk about effects at the country or regional level which are also referred to as macro level effects. We can also see effects at the community level in areas where migrants come from. This video is not meant to give an exhaustive list of all of the effects migration can have on a country or place of migrant origin, but to give a general overview of the most common mechanisms and effects of migration in the country or place of origin.

Date of Publication
Author
Melissa Siegel
Language
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
Off
Regional Review Process
No
GCM Objectives
Cross Cutting Theme
SDGs
SDG.10 - Reduced Inequalities
Status
Published

Effects of Migration in Migrant Countries of Origin

What happens when people migrate? This video discusses how mobility can have micro level effects, for example, on the immediate family members or households that an emigrant leaves. On the other end of the spectrum, we will talk about effects at the country or regional level which are also referred to as macro level effects. We can also see effects at the community level in areas where migrants come from. This video is not meant to give an exhaustive list of all of the effects migration can have on a country or place of migrant origin, but to give a general overview of the most common mechanisms and effects of migration in the country or place of origin.


*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).