Foreign Aid Can Dampen Migration If It Improves Public Services

Policy Brief

Many development researchers think that foreign aid most likely leads to more emigration because, with higher incomes, more individuals can afford to migrate. This research points in the opposite direction: development aid often provides an incentive to stay at home because aid often leads to better public services.

Details zur Publikation

Autor: Mauro Lanati, Rainer Thiele Herausgeber: MEDAM (Mercator Dialogue on Asylum and Migration) Seiten: 11 Veröffentlichung: Februar 2018 Sprache: Englisch