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The recession and migration: alternative scenarios

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The current recession, expected to be the worst in a generation, is likely to affect international migration and remittances differently than past recessions. In 1973-74 and 1981-82, a rise in oil prices was associated with recession in oil-buying countries and an economic boom in oil-exporting countries, enabling some migrants to shift destinations. The 1997-98 Asian financial crisis did not spread globally, and was followed by a relatively quick resumption of economic and job growth. The 20...

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UC-Davis
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International Migration Institute Publisher's website
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IMI Working Papers
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http://www.imi.ox.ac.uk/publications/working_papers
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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English
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2011-05-18

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