The number of people fleeing poverty, persecution, war, famine or natural desasters – or simply looking for better living conditions has increased precipitously in recent years, and is likely to increase further. So far, the global community is lacking a concerted strategy to deal with this trend. These summaries present the latest research on mass migration as well as policy recommendations.


The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson

Random House, 2010

R 10

Sarah Harper

Oxford UP, 2019

Could a Heartland Visa Help Struggling Regions?

Adam Ozimek et al.

EIG, 2019

A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

Crown, 2018

R 9
One Man’s Escape from North Korea

Masaji Ishikawa

Amazon Publishing, 2018

How the Refugee Crisis Is Changing the World Economy.

Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie

Huffington Post Highline, 2016

Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World

Paul Collier and Alexander Betts

Oxford UP, 2017


Economist Films

Economist Films, 2018

How to Stem the Flow of Migrants

Sabina Henneberg and Mieczyslaw P. Boduszynski

Foreign Affairs, 2017

Could a New Transnational Polity Help Solve the Refugee Crisis?

Nicholas Van Hear

Foreign Affairs, 2017