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Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century

International Growth Centre public lecture

Date: Monday 4 November 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Paul Collier
Chair: Dr Jonathan Leape

Mass international migration is a response to extreme global inequality, and immigration has a profound impact on the way we live. Yet our views - and those of our politicians - remain caught between two extremes: popular hostility to migrants and ‘open doors’ insistence by liberal and business elites. Collier takes a balanced look at the possibilities and challenges of migration for societies of origin and host countries, to enable us all, including policy-makers, understand how much migration is best.

Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and a former director of Development Research at the World Bank. He is the author of, among others, the award-winning The Bottom Billion and The Plundered Planet.

This event marks the launch of his new book, Exodus: How Migration Is Changing Our World.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEexodus

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043. 

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