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Immigrants: Your country needs them

A British economist takes a look at one of the 20th century's most debated topics, immigration, and builds a compelling argument for the benefits.
Philippe LegrainÆs curriculum vitae is his best defence in taking on the politically charged subject of immigration. A British economist and journalist, Legrain has also served as a special-adviser to the director-general of the World Trade Organisation. Now, following the success of his first book, Open World The Truth About Globalization, which energetically supported free trade, he turns his pen û more controversially û to the export and import of immigrants or ôhuman capitalö.

Immigrants Your Country Needs Them richly illustrates how liberal immigration has benefited the worldÆs leading nations and enriched the poorest. ôThe World Bank reckons that if rich countries allowed their workforce to swell by a mere 3% by letting in...
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