Migrants: Migrations and the inequities of the world

About the book 

A comprehensive interdisciplinary analysis of the current migratory processes, seen in historical perspective, and of the available policy options, for the general public. In the book, the present migratory predicament is related to the inequalities and inequities of the current world, as rooted in world history. The analysis focuses on the consequences of modern migrations on the economies and societies of the countries of origin and those of destination of the migrants, as well as on the available policy options and associated potential outcomes.

Publication date: November 2017
Cover price: 16,50 euros
Pages: 232
ISBN: 978-88-96209-32-5

About the author

Alberto Chilosi was lecturer of the Teory and Policy of Economic Development, and then professor of Economic Policy at the University of Pisa, from 1972 until his retirement in 2012. His graduate studies were in the nineteen-sixties at the School of Planning and Statistics of Warsaw. His first teaching appointment was in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has been an academic visitor at the University of Cambridge, Senior Associate Member of St. Antony’s College, at the University of Oxford, visiting professor in the universities of Linz, Lodz and Warsaw. In 1988-89 he served as president of the Italian Association for Comparative Economic Studies. His website is www.chilosi.it.

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