Report
Author

Dilip Ratha, Sonia Plaza, Çağlar Özden

September
2016
Thematic Working Groups
Data on migration and demographic changes
Migration, security and development
Remittances, including access to finance and capital markets
Mobilizing diaspora resources as agents of social and economic change
Internal migration and urbanization
Forced Migration and Development
Regions
Africa
East Asia and Pacific
Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and North Africa
North America
South Asia
The World Region
Abstract:

The objectives of the present paper are (i) to describe three major drivers of international migration; (ii) to highlight the benefits and costs associated with global labor mobility in both sending and receiving countries; (iii) to sketch the global architecture for governance of migration; and (iv) to suggest areas in which the Bank could design context-specific solutions to migration problems