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Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future

Throughout history, migrants have fueled the engine of human progress. Their movement has sparked innovation, spread ideas, relieved poverty, and laid the foundations for a global economy. In a world more interconnected than ever before, the number of people with the means and motivation to migrate will only increase. In this video presentation, Ian Goldin discusses the premise of his book, Exceptional People which provides a long-term and global perspective on the implications and policy options for societies the world over. Challenging the received wisdom that a dramatic growth in migration is undesirable, Goldin proposes new approaches for governance that will embrace this international mobility.