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Ellen Laipson quoted in World Politics Review on EU migrant crisis

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The plight of migrants and refugees has made headlines around the world in recent months. Despite the globalized economy, governments remain stubborn about the movement of human beings across national borders. This report covers ongoing migration crises from the Mediterranean to Africa to Southeast Asia.

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Not the Usual Suspects: No Easy Answers for EU Migrant Crisis
In May, Ellen Laipson cautioned critics of the EU that the politics of handling refugee flows are more complicated than simplistic moralizing would suggest. The media scrutiny “may create more public awareness, but that alone will not lead to more efficient systems to rescue and eventually accommodate the migrants.”

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