May 07, 2018
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Rapid urbanization throughout the world has shown that people escape rural areas in search for better lives. The Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative estimates that one third of the population is poor. However, this ratio more than doubles in rural areas to 71.4%. Approximately three out of every four persons living in a small town or village are poor. What are the factors that influence the large gap in income between rural and urban ...

April 30, 2018
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A total of 4.3 million immigrants flew into one of the 28 European Union (EU) Member States in 2016. 2 million of those came from non-EU countries, each with a different background, culture and identity. Moreover, more than a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015, with eight out of ten of them coming from war torn countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. Others risk their life in the mediterranean escaping from human rights abuses in African countries.

With an increasing migration and increasing support against immigrants in european countries, the questi...

March 13, 2018
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Mabini is a small, southern region of the Philippines. As of 2015, its population was of 46,000. By then, 13% of its residents had migrated to Italy.

After the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, the Philippine peso depreciated and many locals decided to migrate for a better future. Today about 2% of Filipinos work overseas and send back remittances to one quarter of all households in the country. They are present in over 174 countries, with the clear majority being in Saudi Arabia (42%). 

Dean Yang, Professor in the Department of Economics and the Ford School of Public Po...

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