Deterring Emigration with Foreign Aid: An Overview of Evidence from Low-Income Countries. Center for Global Development. Michael Clemens and Hannah Postel. February 12, 2018
In response to the recent migrant and refugee crisis, rich countries have redoubled policy efforts to deter future immigration from poor countries by addressing the “root causes” of migration. The authors review existing evidence on the extent and effectiveness of such efforts. [Note: contains copyrighted material].
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