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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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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...
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...
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-...
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...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 15:33
The Migrants’ Rights Network published a report on its Route to Your Rights project, based on research conducted from August 2017 until March 2018. The project explored the barriers migrants in the UK are facing in integrating the labour market, in finding adequate housing and in accessing services. This report presents how these barriers affect their well-being, their social inclusion, and their ability to contribute to their host community. Barriers include “lack of familiarity with the UK employment, housing and health system; high concentration of precarious employment contracts; poor...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 13:38
The Mediterranean City-to-City Migration (MC2CM) project released a document featuring policy recommendations to address the gap between potential opportunities and challenges diversity can bring about in terms of access to rights and services, as well as in term of the governance of migration and to enhance multilevel governance mechanisms in order to strengthen dialogue between spheres of government and improve the inclusion of migrants. The document presents as main premises the importance of the local level and the central role of cities and local governments, then provides a few...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 15:22
This paper has been released by the International Centre for Migration Policy development. It builds on the European Union (EU) launched ‘Migrants in Countries in Crisis: Supporting an Evidence-based Approach for Effective and Cooperative State Action’, a four year project and a contribution to the global Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) initiative. It highlights the most common cross-cutting issues that arise when dealing with migrants in countries in crises, and provides guidances and recommendations for adressing these issues.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 15:07
The UN-Habitat Regional Office of Arab States released an operational Guide to support Arab city leaders in responding to migration related issues in their cities in an inclusive manner and in leveraging the capacities & know-how from a wide range of actors, including migrants & host communities, to address crucial urban development needs. The Guide builds on the “Cities for all” concept – that is, a collective right that seeks “to promote inclusivity and ensure that all inhabitants, of present and future generations, without discrimination of any kind, are able to inhabit and produce...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:27
This updated version of Immigration Data Matters, a guide created by the Migration Policy Institute and the Population Reference Bureau, is organized in two sections: data sources for the U.S. and international resources. It links users directly to the most credible, high-quality data on immigrants and immigration trends, with more than 220 data resources compiled. The guide covers a wide range of topics, among them foreign-born population stocks and flows, humanitarian and labor migration, naturalization, education and language attainment, labor force participation, income and poverty rates...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:20
Les flux migratoires ont profondément transformé la composition des classes. Les résultats du Programme International pour le Suivi des Acquis des élèves (PISA) de l’OCDE révèlent qu’en 2015, au moins un élève de 15 ans sur quatre dans les pays de l’OCDE est né à l’étranger ou possède au moins un parent né à l’étranger. Entre 2003 et 2015, la proportion des élèves qui avaient émigré ou dont l’un des parents avait émigré à l’international a augmenté en moyenne de six points de pourcentage dans les pays de l’OCDE. La résilience des élèves issus de l’immigration : Les facteurs qui déterminent le...

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