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The world needs more migrants (VoxTalks)

November 16, 2018

Hosted by Tim Phillips

Episode description:

In the developed world borders are being closed and popular resistance to immigration is rising. Yet Lant Pritchett of Harvard University tells Tim Phillips that the rate of migration from poor to rich countries is actually five times too low. Planned mass migration of unskilled labour, he argues, would make everyone better off.

Read more about Lant's views on labour mobility on VoxEU.

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