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The Global Economic Crisis and the Future of Migration: Issues and Prospects

What will migration look like in 2045?

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Bimal Ghosh
      Pages 1-12
  3. The Economic Crisis and Migration

  4. The Future

  5. A New Opportunity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 308-338

About this book


The reason for the depth the 2008's global depression lies in the intractability of modern economic systems. This has led to an emergence of unprecedented migratory patterns, the analysis and management of which is key to economic recovery.


depression economic system economic systems management meeting migration mobility science and technology

About the authors

BIMAL GHOSH is Emeritus Professor at Colombia's Graduate School of Public Administration, Bogota. A former senior director in the United Nations for many years, he later worked as a senior consultant to the United Nations, Council of Europe, International Organization for Migration and various Global Commissions. He also served as Director of a global project on migration management – New International Regime for Orderly Movement of People (NIROMP). He was a visiting scholar at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard Institute for International Development, USA, and the Institute of International Development Studies, Sussex, UK. His publications include: Managing Migration : Time for a New International Regime for Orderly Movement of People?; Huddled Masses and Uncertain Shores: Insights into Irregular Migration; and Gains from Global Linkages: Trade in Services and Movement of Persons, as well as numerous journal articles and newspaper columns.

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