Migration and globalization: what’s in it for developing countries?

Migration and globalization: what’s in it for developing countries? PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to document the role of diaspora networks in enhancing cross-border flows of goods, capital, and knowledge, eventually contributing to efficient specialization, investment, and productivity growth in the migrants’ home-countries. Particular attention is paid to the role of skilled migrants, and to information imperfections reduction as the main channel for the documented effects.Design/methodology/approachThis paper reviews a growing literature on migration and globalization, focussing on its relevance for developing and emerging economies.FindingsIn reviewing the literature on the effects of migration on other dimensions of international economic interactions, this paper shows that migrants contribute to the integration of their country into the world market, which can be particularly important for economic growth in developing countries.Originality/valueIt documents the role of diaspora networks in enhancing cross-border flows of goods, capital, and knowledge, eventually contributing to efficient specialization, investment, and productivity growth in the migrants’ home-countries. Particular attention is paid to the role of skilled migrants, and to information imperfections reduction as the main channel for the documented effects. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png international Journal of Manpower Emerald Publishing

Migration and globalization: what’s in it for developing countries?

international Journal of Manpower, Volume 37 (7): 18 – Oct 3, 2016

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Emerald Publishing
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0143-7720
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10.1108/IJM-08-2015-0116
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PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to document the role of diaspora networks in enhancing cross-border flows of goods, capital, and knowledge, eventually contributing to efficient specialization, investment, and productivity growth in the migrants’ home-countries. Particular attention is paid to the role of skilled migrants, and to information imperfections reduction as the main channel for the documented effects.Design/methodology/approachThis paper reviews a growing literature on migration and globalization, focussing on its relevance for developing and emerging economies.FindingsIn reviewing the literature on the effects of migration on other dimensions of international economic interactions, this paper shows that migrants contribute to the integration of their country into the world market, which can be particularly important for economic growth in developing countries.Originality/valueIt documents the role of diaspora networks in enhancing cross-border flows of goods, capital, and knowledge, eventually contributing to efficient specialization, investment, and productivity growth in the migrants’ home-countries. Particular attention is paid to the role of skilled migrants, and to information imperfections reduction as the main channel for the documented effects.

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international Journal of ManpowerEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 3, 2016

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