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Leaving matters: the nature, evolution and effects of emigration policies

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Debates on migration policies are strongly focused on immigration control, revealing a general receiving-country bias in migration research. To fill this gap, this paper reviews the nature, evolution and effects of emigration policies. Only a declining number of strong, authoritarian states with closed economies are willing and capable of imposing blanket exit restrictions. Paradoxically, while an increasing number of, particularly developing, countries aspire to regulate emigration, their ca...

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International Migration Institute
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IMI Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2011-01-01
Paper number:
34
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1156351
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pubs:1156351
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2021-02-10

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