Monday, 24 October 2016

Departures: The Effects of Emigration

Intrigued by the recent crisis unfolding in Europe, and being a migrant myself, I wanted to learn more about the movement of people. There is the economic issue of the effects of a changed supply of labour, the social issue of demographic change and also the political issue of which policies a government will implement to control migration. Yet while we often think of how migrants affect the countries that they move to, it is also important to consider the consequences for the countries they leave behind.