Migration: OECD 2017 Global Perspectives on Development

There is historical evidence linking waves of migration with the fortunes of nations in different industries.  Post WWII German and other European immigration to the US and the subsequent boom in several sectors; Indian immigration of professional classes of doctors and engineers to the US from the 1950s and then a new wave of computer industry workers later; and now also Syrian and other doctors and engineers, natural scientists and economists moving to Europe.

The new OCED report covers a lot of ground. Read it with a close eye to trends of skill, investment, decimation in some cases of home economies, as well as opportunities for new industry cycles elsewhere.

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