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International migration and development in sub-Saharan Africa

by Sharon Stanton Russell

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-156).

      StatementSharon Stanton Russell, Karen Jacobsen, and William Deane Stanley.
      SeriesWorld Bank discussion papers,, 101-102. Africa Technical Department series, World Bank discussion papers ;, 101-102., World Bank discussion papers.
      ContributionsJacobsen, Karen., Stanley, William Deane, 1958-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJV8790 .R87 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1859752M
      ISBN 100821316427, 0821316435
      LC Control Number90012936

      The impact of international migration, both South-South as well as South-North, on the economic, social and political life of the people in Eastern and Southern Africa [was] not well documented and studied,î and ìthe evidence-base for policy on migration and development [was] very weak.î With this in mind, OSSREAís invitation to conduct a study on international migration in Africa . Directed at a diverse audience of policymakers and practitioners, as well as the larger public interested in contemporary transnational issues, this book captures the context in Finland and Somalia which has led to the very first MIDA (Migration for Development in .

      Urban Labor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (Africa Development Forum) - Kindle edition by De Vreyer, Philippe, Roubaud, Francois. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Urban Labor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (Africa Development Forum).Price: $ Steven Langdon was appointed Adjunct Professor in his former Economics Department at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, in , where he teaches a course on African Economic Development with Professors Ritter and Samy. Langdon has completed research, directed projects and taught advanced courses in 24 Sub-Saharan countries, from Senegal to South .

      Does the migration of highly skilled professionals from developing and underdeveloped countries to developed countries harm or hurt their country of origin?In Emigration, Brain Drain, and Development: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa, Arno Tanner questions the emerging literature that stresses the positive aspects of labor migration. Download Citation | Reflections on international migration and development in sub-Saharan Africa | This reflective article sketches the specificity of migratory flows in sub-Saharan Africa, which.


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International migration and development in sub-Saharan Africa by Sharon Stanton Russell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Title: International Migration and National Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Viewpoints and Policy Initiatives in the Countries of Origin.

Language: English. Publication Date: 15 Dec Publisher: Brill. Edited by: Aderanti Adepoju, Ton Van Naerssen and Annelies Zoomers This book focuses on achieving a better understanding of the implications.

This paper explores the benefits and entitlements due to members of three Nigerian migrant associations in Accra, Ghana.

In doing this, the paper first attempts (re)tracing Nigerian presence in Ghana, and then discusses recent developments in.

This book focuses on achieving a better understanding of the implications of international migration for national development from the perspective of the sending countries (with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa). This book focuses on achieving a better understanding of the implications of international migration for national development from the perspective of the sending countries (with an emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Sharon Stanton, International migration and development in sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. International Migration, Economic Development and Policy. Trade and Development. and the Middle East, but also at unique demographic characteristics in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Harnessing the demographic dividend means, first and foremost, empowering women and girls by improving their health, enhancing their human capital through increased. This volume finds that while emigration may be beneficial in some cases, unhindered high-skilled emigration, particularly in the case of sub-Saharan Africa, can have disastrous consequences.

The author, Arno Tanner, recommends specific policies where carefully targeted development measures could be used to mitigate the negative consequences of brain drain.

The International Migration Institute (IMI) aims to advance new thinking of migration as an intrinsic part of global change and development. This is achieved through promoting research, generating new data, and publishing IMI’s working paper series.

IMI is based at the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) and regroups a network of. Sub-Saharan Africans migrate to North Africa, Europe, North America, and beyond.

The research offered here focuses generally on two aspects of sub-Saharan migration: the outcomes for these migrants and their children once they have settled in their countries of destination, the United States among them, and the roles that diasporas and development policies can play in the.

‘Book Review: International Migration and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Viewpoints and Policy Initiatives in the Countries of Origin’ Article (PDF Available) December with 35 Reads. International migration and national development: an introduction to policies in sub-Saharan Africa / Annelies Zoomers, Aderanti Adepoju & Ton van Naerssen --Perspectives on international migration and national development in sub-Saharan Africa / Aderanti Adepoju --African brain drain and gain, diaspora and remittances: more rhetoric than.

More specifically, the book seeks: (a) to examine the impact of international migration on key development indicators, including poverty, investment, labor force participation, labor productivity and wages; (b) to evaluate current government structures and institutions for managing migration, with a view to identifying future policies for.

The book brings together good country data, excellent analyses and solid understanding of local contexts.’ Ernest Aryeetey, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana ‘This book masterfully combines macroeconomic, microeconomic, and case study approaches in analyzing the complex relationship between growth and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

Botswana, Burkina Faso, development, government policy, international migration, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Subsaharan Africa Abstract This book aims at achieving a better understanding of the implications of international migration for national development from the perspective of the sending countries, with an emphasis on sub-Saharan.

were cross-tabulated by country of origin and destination during preparation of International Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa, published by the World Bank (Russell et al., ), and have been updated for this chapter (see Tables 8–1 through 8–14 1 for regional and country-level data on migration and refugee flows).

When relevant, the. The surge in international migration within Africa is due in part by the efforts of African states and international institutions to enhance regional integration. Regional migration in the African continent is also largely facilitated by the development of infrastructure and diffusion of western languages and culture.

This book is the output of the research project ‘International Migration and National Development in sub-Saharan Africa’, which aims at gaining a better understanding of the link between international migration and national development, as seen from the perspective of countries of origin in the South.

Africa (25 million), Latin America and the Caribbean States, the development of the migration compact is trends in international migration around the world, the Population Division of the File Size: 2MB. Migration in sub-Saharan Africa, as in the rest of the world, has always been an essential element in the historical processes of social, political and economic change.

Development (however defined) and migration are intertwined in a set of complex, heterogeneous, and changing relationships in whichCited by: 3. Publisher: Sub-Saharan Publishers, Ghana. Edited by: Aderanti Adepoju. ISBN: International Migration within, to and from Africa in a Globalised World addresses the main issues concerning international migration from an African perspective.

In this book, the authors, while examining the nexus between international migration and national development, draw attention to the need to recompense the deep northern bias in the current discourse and practice on migration and migration policy making with interesting cases from sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere.g issues in international migration in sub-Saharan Africa Aderanti Adepoju of urbanisation in Anglophone, Lusophone and Francophone African countries Oumar Bouare ion between Africa and Australia: Patterns, issues and implications Graeme Hugo 5.A discussion of migration and migration patterns and flows in Africa.Migration Patterns, Trends and Policy Issues in Africa Abebe Shimeles AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Working Paper No.

December (1)Abebe Shimeles is Principal Research Economist at the African Development Bank, Tunisia. The author is grateful to Kouther Abderrhaim and Aymen Dhib for excellent research assistance.