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Migration in Africa: A Review of the Economic Literature on International Migration in 10 Countries

Apr 01, 2007 | W. Shaw | The World Bank
This paper reviews the economic literature on international migration in 10 African countries (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Lesotho, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda), as a contribution to the AfDB/WB African Migration Project. The review focuses on the economic implications of migration, while recognizing that migration also may have important social and political impacts.