Fifth International Conference on MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT

French Development Agency (AFD)


Wed, 06/27/2012 to Thu, 06/28/2012

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The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG) and the Center for Global Development (CDG) are jointly organizing the Fifth International Conference on “Migration and Development”.

The conference is devoted to investigating channels through which international migration affects economic and social outcomes of developing countries. Possible topics include social networks and diaspora externalities, remittances, return migration, migration and the pattern of trade/FDI, brain drain, migration and institutional/technological change, migration and health, and the effect of emigration on poverty, inequality, and human capital formation in developing countries.