The Impact of Asylum on Receiving Countries

  • Susan Martin
  • Andrew I. Schoenholtz
  • David Fisher
Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)


The number of long-term international migrants (that is, those residing in foreign countries for more than one year) has grown steadily since the 1960s. According to the UN Population Division, in 1965, only 75 million persons fitted the definition, rising to 84 million by 1975 and 105 million by 1985. There were an estimated 120 million international migrants in 1990. As of 2000 there are 175 million international migrants (UNPD, 2002).


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  • Susan Martin
  • Andrew I. Schoenholtz
  • David Fisher

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