Hein de Haas
Friday, 7 February 2020
Why development will not stop migration
Among the many myths perpetuated about migration, one of the most common is that ‘South–North’ migration is essentially driven by poverty ...
Friday, 31 January 2020
Climate refugees: The fabrication of a migration threat
In recent years, it has become popular to argue that climate change will lead to massive North-South movements of ‘climate refugees’. Conce...
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Myths of migration: Much of what we think we know is wrong
The debate over migration is plagued by a variety of inaccuracies and misunderstandings - on both the right and the left. Here is what the ...
Friday, 16 December 2016
There is no 'silver bullet' migration policy
By Katharina Natter Intensified border controls and development cooperation have become the pillars of European immigration policy ov...
Friday, 28 October 2016
While migration has become a political 'hot topic', public debates about migration have often remained remarkably fact-less. T...
Monday, 29 August 2016
The case for border controls
Sovereign states have good reasons for controlling their borders. States are political communities with a need to define who is member, an...
Monday, 22 August 2016
Refugees: A small and relatively stable proportion of world migration
The recent news coverage about migration, and particularly the 'refugee crisis', often gives the impression that border crossings b...
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