Daniel Meierrieks

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    Why do 16% of the world’s adults dream of moving to another country permanently?

Why do 16% of the world’s adults dream of moving to another country permanently?

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Economic freedom is a factor – especially for skilled workers, write Daniel Meierrieks and Laura Renner.
In 2009, a Gallup survey found that about 16 per cent of the world’s adult population would like to permanently migrate to another country. International migration of such magnitude may have far-reaching consequences for sending and destination countries. For instance, between destination countries it […]

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    Providing aid to repressive terrorist source countries does not make the U.S. any safer.

Providing aid to repressive terrorist source countries does not make the U.S. any safer.

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The terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 drew worldwide attention to the phenomenon of anti-American transnational terrorism. Given the frequency of and dangers associated with anti-American terrorism, the U.S. government tries to protect itself by giving foreign assistance to countries from which anti-American aggression originates. Studying the nexus between U.S. economic and military aid, local human rights conditions and […]

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