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Guten Morgen - Tässle Kaffee? ☕️

Ein selten bedachter Aspekt von #Migration: Autoritäre Regime wie #Iran, #Türkei, #Russland, #Belarus… stabilisieren sich auch dadurch, dass sie Weltoffene in die #Emigration treiben. Vgl. #Deutschland im 19. Jht. 🧐 Für Einwanderungsländer 👍
So nahmen auch deutsche Emigranten am Kampf um die Demokratie der USA 🇺🇸 teil, z.B. #GustavStruve. Er kämpfte noch mit 50+ mit #Lincoln gg. Sklaverei. Zuvor hatte #Struve am 21.9.1848 in #Lörrach eine #Republik ausgerufen. Darf am 21.9.21 an ihn erinnern.…
Hier ein Überblick über das Leben des Republikaners #GustavStruve, der u.a. mit der unglaublichen #AmalieStruve auch für Frauenstimmrecht kämpfte, seinen Adelstitel ablegte, den 1. #Vegetarier-Bund in #Stuttgart gründete, Revolutionstruppen anführte u.v.m!…
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#Lebanon #Beirut #Church #emigration

After last August's explosion in Lebanon, hundreds of thousands of Christians are trying to flee Lebanon, creating concerns for the future of the Church there.
Father Jad Chlouk, parish priest of Saint George's Maronite Cathedral in Beirut, told the Catholic charity Help to the Church in Need (ACN) in an interview with the press that Christians felt alienated from their homeland.
The Lebanese media estimated that around 380,000 applications for immigration were made following the blast. Father Chlouk emphasized how Christian numbers have plummeted in the Middle East.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 11/30/2020…
California Exodus: An online industry seizes COVID-19 to sell the Red State Dream…

#california #RealEstate #emigration #COVID19
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 11/24/2020…
California Exodus: An online industry seizes COVID-19 to sell the Red State Dream…

#california #COVID19 #emigration
The Comparative Impact of Cash Transfers and a Psychotherapy Program on Psychological and Economic Well-being

#EconomicWellBeing #QualityOfLife #CashTransfers #psychotherapy
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These days, one of our 2019 working papers (@kielinstitute) by MEDAM researchers Claas Schneiderheinze & David Benček received substantial criticism from @m_clem, and is now being very much discussed.

A response.

The MEDAM research links rising #incomes with decreasing #emigration in poor countries thus challenging the causal interpretation of the “migration hump”.

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The critique is fundamental & sounds persuasive. @m_clem criticizes:
1) using annual data gives too much weight to bursts & busts
2) time fixed effects mask long-term econ. progress
3) the empirical setup with absolute emigration, GDP & population leads to spurious results

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The new @wiiw_news Handbook of #Statistics 2018 contains updated key #macroeconomic & structural indicators for 22 economies in #CESEE serving as easy-to-use reference tool & facilitating comparisons across topics, countries & time.…
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New features of the 2018 ed. include e.g.
- new key indicators at #regional levels
- #wages & #investment data by activity now also available for #Turkey
- comparable #structural breakdown for all countries
Find below examples of some conclusions from the newly released data
All countries in #CESEE experienced positive #economic #growth in 2017, clear leader was #EUCEE with average real GDP growth of 4.9%. Ten economies achieved their highest real #GDP growth rates over the last 5 years.
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