“The notion that migration is a one-way movement of permanent settlement is outdated. Most of it is temporary—and it’s time the debate about immigration recognised this reality,” argues Philippe Legrain, an analyst of immigration and the author of “Aftershock”, a recent book analysing economic changes in the wake of the financial crash. Read the full [...]
No. I won the debate against David Goodhart on The Economist’s website, by 51%-49%. Thank you to everyone who voted No.
As the world economy tiptoes back from the precipice, there is a growing appetite for books that try to read the future. Two thoughtful studies—one by a former Economist journalist and commentator on globalisation, Philippe Legrain, and the other by Raghuram Rajan, once the chief economist at the IMF and now at the University of Chicago—aim [...]
Free trade means that a great product from a small country can succeed in global competition. That is how New Zealand’s Mike Moore came to be the new head of the World Trade Organisation.