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The wave of right-wing populism sweeping across Europe and the world has elicited extreme emotional responses on the issue of migration. In this candid lecture, Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, makes a case for migration that eliminates sentiment and presents the barefaced facts. getAbstract recommends Lagarde’s methodical analysis to policy makers responsible for integrating refugees and migrants and to all who want to arm themselves with official economic data that support a pro-migrant position.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why the number of refugees is rising,
  • How the refugee crisis is overburdening several emerging economies,
  • How advanced economies can integrate migrants into the labor market and
  • Why the refugee crisis presents developed nations with an economic opportunity.
 

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Christine Lagarde is the managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

 

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Some 250 million people, or 3% or the world’s citizens, live outside their countries of origin. Refugees account for a small share of that total, but their numbers are rising. In 2014, the world was home to 14 million refugees, up 40...

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    Deirdre Cody 12 months ago
    Europeans urgently need to get comfortable with one of two ideas: higher levels of immigration or much, much later retirement. Europe's population structure can no longer support pensions.

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