The Abandoned Park in Gyumri
To put it simply, this country won’t survive without its labour migrants…
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Remittances to Drought/Famine-Affected Households in Northern Kenya
Women and children are the ones most susceptible to the effects of drought and famine which is why it is important to consider ways to make remittances more accessible to them. Kenya already has the infrastructure and services to lower the cost of sending money to relatives who need monetary […]
How is Africa Benefitting from Labour Migration?
The migration of skilled professionals, or the brain drain as it is popularly known, is believed to impact negatively on the migrant’s home country. It usually involves the transfer of human capital important for economic growth from countries suffering from scarcity of resources or poor working conditions to countries enjoying […]
Milking the Cash Back Cow: Youth Unemployment and Labor Migration in Central America
Central American governments benefit greatly from the money migrants in search of better work or study opportunities send back to their families: could this explain the lack of effective youth employment policies that would keep these young men and women in their countries at the government’s expense? Remittances have become […]
A One-Way Ticket: Polish Emigration in the EU
Polish emigrants are safe and sound abroad. Government plan (or rather a slogan) of them coming back is a wishful thinking. Why? Poland doesn’t offer anything that would be beneficial for them, as you can earn for the whole year living in Poland just in 4 months in the UK.