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With about 10 per cent of Moroccan and Mexican citizens living abroad, remittances have become a vital source of income and poverty alleviation for both countries. Hein de Haas and Simona Vezzoli explore how migration has affected development and ways to reframe the migration-development debate. This article showcases research that builds upon IMI's previous work, the Bellagio Dialogue on Migration (a month-long project in 2006 which explored migration and development challenges).

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Migration Policy Institute

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