Perspectives on Global Development 2017

Editor: OECD
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-9-26-426253-9
Category: Social Sciences
Image Count: 91
Book Status: Available
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Perspectives on Global Development 2017 presents an overview of the shifting of economic activity to developing countries and examines whether this shift has led to an increase in international migration towards developing countries. The report focuses on the latest data on migration between 1995 and 2015, and uses a new three-way categorisation of countries.

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Table of Contents

  • About this Book
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Acronyms and abbreviations
  • Editorial: Realising the potential of migration and development
  • Executive summary
  • Overview: International migration and development in a shifting world
  • Summary of key findings
  • Migration and development: A three-pronged approach
  • Preparing for greater migration
  • Roadmap to the report
  • Shifting wealth: Trends, implications and prospects
  • Slower shifting wealth or much slower shifting wealth?
  • The challenge is to sustain improvements of livelihoods in the emerging world
  • Has shifting wealth affected international migration?
  • Annex 2.A1 Diverging trends
  • Recent trends in international migration
  • History shows that international migration results from push-and-pull factors affected by policy
  • The share of migration to developed countries increased significantly from 1995 to 2015
  • Concentration of migration has increased over the last two decades
  • Immigration to HI countries decreased after the 2008 economic crisis
  • Country specificities have a strong effect on the trajectory of migration
  • The gender of migrants and their education level vary across regions and country categories
  • Conclusion
  • Key drivers of recent international migration
  • An empirical analysis shows how key drivers have affected migration from 1995 to 2015
  • Persistent inequalities between countries explain the recent evolution of migration
  • Economic development boosts emigration opportunities
  • Conclusion
  • Annex 4.A1 Results of the different empirical analyses
  • Annex 4.A2 Shift share analysis of the growth rate of tertiary-educated emigrants to OECD countries between 2000 and 2010
  • How public policies affect migration flows
  • Changed migration policies are affecting migration patterns
  • Policies not directly related to migration can also affect flows
  • Conclusion
  • A new refugee era
  • Recent trends in refugee movements
  • Demographic and skills profiles of refugee populations
  • Explaining the patterns of refugee flows
  • Managing refugee crises
  • Conclusion
  • The development impact of migration in origin countries
  • Emigrants bring many benefits to their home countries
  • But emigration can come with economic, human and social costs
  • The impact of migration on development depends upon the policies in place
  • Sectoral policies also play a key role in turning emigration into development
  • Conclusion
  • Impacts of immigration to developing countries
  • Understanding the economic impacts of immigration
  • Analysing the socio-cultural and environmental impacts of immigration
  • Policies shape the development impact of immigration
  • Four possible scenarios for international migration in 2030
  • Forecasting future migration patterns presents enormous problems
  • Scenarios explore different alternative futures for migration
  • Scenario 1: Slower shifting wealth
  • Scenario 2: SDG success
  • Scenario 3: Crisis with attempt for co-operation
  • Scenario 4: Rapid automation and conflict
  • Moving forward in 2016
  • Annex 9.A1 Migration patterns between 2015 and 2030 in the four scenarios
  • Annex A Classification of countries