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Oct 24, 2020 - 22:41 PM By Lant Pritchett

In Let Their People Come, Lant Pritchett discusses five irresistible forces of global labor migration, and the immovable ideas that form a political backlash against it Increasing wage gaps, different demographic futures, everything but labor globalization, and the continued employment growth in low skilled, labor intensive industries all contribute to the forces coIn Let Their People Come, Lant Pritchett discusses five irresistible forces of global labor migration, and the immovable ideas that form a political backlash against it Increasing wage gaps, different demographic futures, everything but labor globalization, and the continued employment growth in low skilled, labor intensive industries all contribute to the forces compelling labor to migrate across national borders Pritchett analyzes the fifth irresistible force of ghosts and zombies, or the rapid and massive shifts in desired populations of countries, and says that this aspect has been neglected in the discussion of global labor mobility Let Their People Come provides six policy recommendations for unskilled immigration policy that seek to reconcile the irresistible force of migration with the immovable ideas in rich countries that keep this force in check In clear, accessible prose, this volume explores ways to regulate migration flows so that they are a benefit to both the global North and global South.
  • Title: Let Their People Come: Breaking the Gridlock on Global Labor Mobility
  • Author: Lant Pritchett
  • ISBN: 9781933286105
  • Page: 244
  • Format: Paperback

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Mic Oct 24, 2020 - 22:41 PM
This book blew my mind shooting brain shrapnel out of my ears. Rather than write a review I'll let Lant speak for himself:“World bank study (2005a) has estimated that the benefits of the rich countries allowing just a 3 percent rise in their labor force through relaxing restrictions. The gains from even this modest increase to poor-country citizens are $300 billion—roughly four and a half times the magnitude of foreign aid (pg3)”“Wage gaps of between 2 to 1 and 4 to 1 between immigrant-s [...]
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Lucas Büarque Oct 24, 2020 - 22:41 PM
Both the moral and pragmatic arguments in favor of a less bureaucratic (freer, if you will) policy towards labor mobility are genuinely thought-provoking and worth-reading. It's important to note that some of the moral arguments presented in this book can be (and are) seen as radical, but it would be absurd to claim that he is wrong ipso facto. Pritchett presents a good amount of data and draws interesting conclusions. It's easy to read and everyone concerned with the topic should give it a try. [...]
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Chris Oct 24, 2020 - 22:41 PM
Lant Pritchett concludes “Let Their People Come: Breaking the Gridlock on Global Labor Mobility” not by talking about amnesty, but bilateral temporary work agreements. In just 151 pages (available for free), Pritchett not only presents a convincing argument for the reduction of labor movement restrictions, but also thoughtfully and respectfully engages the anti-immigration ideas that keep labor mobility reform off the agenda. While unafraid to voice disagreement with these ideas, Pritchett i [...]
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Lelo Nxumalo Oct 24, 2020 - 22:41 PM
I read this after listening to Lant teach about the virtues of open borders at the Kennedy School. As a migrant and an aspiring economist I can say this is perhaps one of the most important works ever written on the subject.
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Henri Tournyol du Clos Oct 24, 2020 - 22:41 PM
This excellent primer on the economics of international migrations is downloadable free of charge from: cgdev/publication/9781
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Let Their People Come: Breaking the Gridlock on Global Labor Mobility By Lant Pritchett In Let Their People Come, Lant Pritchett discusses five irresistible forces of global labor migration, and the immovable ideas that form a political backlash against it Increasing wage gaps, different demographic futures, everything but labor globalization, and the continued employment growth in low skilled, labor intensive industries all contribute to the forces coIn Let Their People Come, Lant Pritchett discusses five irresistible forces of global labor migration, and the immovable ideas that form a political backlash against it Increasing wage gaps, different demographic futures, everything but labor globalization, and the continued employment growth in low skilled, labor intensive industries all contribute to the forces compelling labor to migrate across national borders Pritchett analyzes the fifth irresistible force of ghosts and zombies, or the rapid and massive shifts in desired populations of countries, and says that this aspect has been neglected in the discussion of global labor mobility Let Their People Come provides six policy recommendations for unskilled immigration policy that seek to reconcile the irresistible force of migration with the immovable ideas in rich countries that keep this force in check In clear, accessible prose, this volume explores ways to regulate migration flows so that they are a benefit to both the global North and global South.

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