Business, Management and Economics

Immigration and Development

Edited by Tiago Neves Sequeira, ISBN 978-953-51-3785-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3784-9, 158 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published February 14, 2018 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69818
Edited Volume

This book deals with several issues linking immigration and social development. Following several approaches, from economic to sociological ones, it covers the many effects of the rising phenomenon of immigration. It deals with the effects of immigration on economic growth, on human capital accumulation, and on the government budget. Moreover, it also includes contributions on the social integration of immigrants and on the effects they have in some different cities. It covers studies in countries such as Norway, the USA, Romania, and South Africa. The book Immigration and Development is an essential reading for those who want to get a social sciences multidisciplinary approach to immigration as a social phenomenon.