Misconceptions about migration and development

 

In this episode I speak to Melissa Siegel about the aspirations that drive people's decisions to live elsewhere. Through her research, Melissa debunks the idea that people migrate only to escape poverty and conflict, and that development in sending countries reduces emigration.

Read more about Melissa and her work here: www.merit.unu.edu/about-us/profile/?staff_id=1328

Watch Melissa's YouTube channel here:
www.youtube.com/channel/UC8KcWrj7AULBlhy_DM1lFpw

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