Acknowledgements and further reading

We would like to thank the experts who have contributed to our course:

• Alexandra Ricard-Guay, European University Institute, Italy

• Katie Kuschminder, European University Institute, Italy

• Jean-Pierre Cassarino, Research Institute on the Contemporary Maghreb, Tunisia

• Giorgia Giovannetti, University of Florence, Italy

• Maurizio Ambrosini, University of Milan, Italy

• Chinmay Tumbe, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

Further readings:

If you want to dig deeper into some of the issues we have developed in the course, you can consult the following references, which we have referred to during the last three weeks:

Cassarino, J-P. (2004) ‘Theorising return migration: The conceptual approach to return migrants revisted’, UNESCO International Journal on Multicultural Societies 6(2), pp. 253-279.

Fayissa, B. and Nsiah, C. (2010) ‘The impact of remittances on economic growth and development in Africa’, The American Economist 55(2), pp.92-103.

Malit, F. T. and Al Youha, A., Labor Migration in the United Arab Emirates: Challenges and Responses, Migration Policy Institute Report, 18 September 2013.

Martin, P. (2013) ‘The global challenge of managing migration’ Population Reference Bureau report.

Massey, D.S., Arango, J., Hugo, G., Kouaouchi, A., Pellegrino, A. and Taylor, J.E. (1993) ‘Theories of international migration: A review and appraisal’, Population and Development Review, 19 (3), pp. 431-466 **This text is a very useful summary of the main theories of international migration that we have covered during the course (and is easily accessible on line).

McKeown, A. (2004) ‘Global migration, 1846-1940’, Journal of World History, 15 (2), pp. 155-189.

Rapoport, H. and Docquier, F. (2005) ‘The Economics of Migrants’ Remittances’ IZA Discussion Paper no.1531.

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Why Do People Migrate? Theories

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