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Global Migration and the World Economy
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In Global Migration and the World Economy Hatton and Williamson again combine their impressive skills as both historians and economists. In this masterful and well written analysis of international migration over the past two centuries, they use these skills to synthesize broad sweep and technical detail. It will provide the framework for understanding international migration for decades to come. -- Barry R. Chiswick, University of Illinois at Chicago A truly magnificient book that covers the issues of migration with an economist's grasp of theory, a historian's grasp of fact and context, and a concerned citizen's sense of policy -- all expressed in clear, clean prose. The best single volume on the economics and history of migration yet. -- Lant Pritchett, Lead Socio-Economist, The World Bank

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Timothy J. Hatton is Professor of Economics at the Australian National University and the University of Essex. He is the co-author (with Jeffrey Williamson) of Global Migration and the World Economy. Jeffrey G. Williamson is Laird Bell Professor of Economics Emeritus at Harvard and Honorary Fellow in the Department of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the coauthor (with Kevin O'Rourke) of Globalization and History: The Evolution of a Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Economy and (with Timothy J. Hatton) of Global Migration and the World Economy: Two Centuries of Policy and Performance, both published by the MIT Press.

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"A truly magnificent book that covers the issues of migration with an economist's grasp of theory, a historian's grasp of fact and context, and a concerned citizen's sense of policy all expressed in clear, clean prose. The best single volume on the economics and history of migration yet." Lant Pritchett, Lead Socio-Economist, The World Bank "In *Global Migration and the World Economy* Hatton and Williamson again combine their impressive skills as both historians and economists. In this masterful and well written analysis of international migration over the past two centuries, they use these skills to synthesize broad sweep and technical detail. It will provide the framework for understanding international migration for decades to come."--Barry R. Chiswick, University of Illinois at Chicago "A truly magnificient book that covers the issues of migration with an economist's grasp of theory, a historian's grasp of fact and context, and a concerned citizen's sense of policy -- all expressed in clear, clean prose. The best single volume on the economics and history of migration yet."--Lant Pritchett, Lead Socio-Economist, The World Bank

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