The relationship between international migration, trade, and development: some paradoxes and findings
Abstract: The interactions among trade, international migration, and economic development in migrant-sending areas are complex, and paradoxes abound. This paper summarizes global trends in world migration and remittances, discusses some paradoxes surrounding the trade-migration-development relationship, and reports findings from new research on Mexico-to-U.S. migration, using data from rural Mexico. It concludes with some thoughts about designing policies to raise the development potential of remittances in migrant-sending areas.
Status: Published in Migration, trade, and development: proceedings of the 2006 conference on migration, trade, and development
File(s): File format is application/pdf http://dallasfed.org/assets/documents/research/pubs/migration/taylor.pdf
Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Part of Series: Proceedings
Publication Date: 2006