M4D Library


The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 14:29
Une invitation à découvrir les recherches menées en France et en Allemagne sur la thématique du consommateur immigré. Cet ouvrage vise à documenter une série d’échanges scientifiques franco‑allemands qui se sont déroulés entre 2015 et 2017 sur la figure du consommateur immigré. À travers cinq rencontres, l’ambition était de faire émerger un nouveau champs de recherche, croisant deux thématiques traditionnellement abordées séparément - celle des migrations d’une part, et celle de la consommation d’autre part - et de faire dialoguer des historiographies qui se connaissent peu ou pas du tout du...
Document type: Meeting/Conference Report
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 14:23
Title European Migrations: Dynamics, Drivers, and the Role of Policies The European Commission released a report on the dynamics and drivers of European migrations, and the role of policies. This study draws policy implications from the analysis of the evolution of European post-war migrations. It examines the effects of internal border opening combined with the ongoing convergence of immigration rules and visa requirements in Europe. Based on the insight that migration is driven by structural factors that often lie beyond the reach of migration policies, the second part of the study looks...
Document type: Report
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 14:21
Title More than numbers: How migration data can deliver real-life benefits for migrants and governments The Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with McKinsey & Company, produced the report More Than Numbers to illustrate the potential value of migration data. The report shows that better data could boost benefits of migration by at least USD 35 billion based on a number of case studies. It also illustrates how data enables policymakers to protect migrants in vulnerable situations, fill labour market...
Document type: Report
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 14:19
Title How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economies The OECD Development Centre released a report on migrants’ contributions to developing countries’ economies, which is the result of a joint project with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the support of the European Union. The report covers ten countries as countries of destination: Argentina, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Rwanda, South Africa and Thailand. The report shows that labour migration has a relatively positive yet limited impact on native-born workers’...
Document type: Report
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:05
Title Migration and Asylum in EU Regions: Towards a multilevel governance approach The Conference on Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) released an issue paper on Migration and Asylum in EU Regions: Towards a multilevel governance approach. It aims to discuss how regional administrations in the EU could improve public governance on migration and asylum policies. Though migration and asylum policies usually are an exclusive competence of the central governments, regions and cities in the EU countries have gathered significant involvements and experiences regarding reception systems and...
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:04
Title Migration and Development Brief 29 – Transit Migration The World Bank released the Migration and Development Brief n°29. It reports global and regional trends in remittance flows, which rebounded to a record level in 2017 to $613 billion, and remittance costs, which stagnated around 7% (much higher than the SDG target of 3%). It also recounts developments related to the Global Compact for Migration. As in previous briefs, this edition confirms that remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries are larger than official development assistance (more than threefold) and more stable...
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Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 14:15
Title Working Together for Local Integration of Migrants and Refugees The OECD released a new report on “Working Together for Local Integration of Migrants and Refugees”. Considering that, when it comes to migrant integration, local authorities play a vital role, this report supports peer-to-peer learning for the successful inclusion of migrants to support regional development. Thus, it draws on both a statistical database on migrant integration outcomes at subnational level and a survey of 72 cities, to provide good practices and lessons learned. This report describes the need for a...
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Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 14:11
Title Internal borders and migration in India The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) published its Working Paper n°135 on “Internal borders and migration in India”. It examines the role of state borders as significant impediments to internal mobility, using detailed migration data from the 2001 Census of India. Internal mobility is an essential component of economic growth and development, as it enables the reallocation of labor to more productive opportunities across sectors and regions. Yet, the paper suggests that inter-state mobility is largely and significantly impacted by...
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Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 15:40
The Centre for Global Development published a new working paper by Lant Pritchett on labour mobility, direct assistance and economic growth. The working paper compares the impacts on economic growth and on the incomes of the poor between providing direct assistance and facilitating labor mobility. While studies have shown that a well-designed, well-implemented, multifaceted intervention can in fact have an apparently sustained impact on the incomes of the poor, the magnitude of the income gains is about 40 times smaller than the income gain from facilitating labor migration to high-...
Document type: Paper
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 15:36
Le Centre de développement de l’Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Economique (OCDE) et l’Organisation Internationale du Travail (OIT) ont publié un nouveau rapport sur la contribution économique des migrations de travail en Côte d’Ivoire comme pays de destination. Ce rapport présente les résultats d’une étude débutée en 2015. Le rapport examine l’impact de l’immigration sur l’emploi et les revenus du travail de la population autochtone, sur la croissance économique, et sur la contribution aux finances publiques. Il montre que l’immigration a des effets plutôt neutres sur la...
Document type: Report