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Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra


This book is about migration futures: the transnational movement of people and the portability of skills in a globalizing world. It explores why in recent decades, development has produced outcomes so different from what was proclaimed to be its goal resulting in the ‘Great Divergence’—a world unequal as never before. International migration must be seen in the context of the political economy of development and as the natural corollary to international trade and capital. In the post 2015 development context, sustaining global economic growth rates, expanding economic opportunity, democratizin ... More

Keywords: international migration, mobility, skills, transnational movement, international trade, international capital, irregular migration, demography, development, economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199464807
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gurucharan Gollerkeri, author
Secretary, Performance Management, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, New Delhi.

Natasha Chhabra, author
Assistant Manager, International Migration and Diaspora Division, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), New Delhi.