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Literature review: corruption as a driver of migration

Migration is one of the most pressing issues of our time as millions of people flee their home countries in search of security, better jobs and an improved quality of life.

From the literature on corruption, security and economic opportunities, one can assume that corruption is a driver of migration through its impact on economic opportunities and security, but more research and resources should be allocated to explore the direct linkages between corruption, economic opportunities, security issues and migration.

22 December 2015
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Wheatland, B.; (2015) Literature review: corruption as a driver of migration. Bergen: U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Helpdesk Answer )

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