The current Covid-19 pandemic is only the latest epidemic, pandemic or economic crisis which has impacted labour migration. This research overview examines how previous crises has affected labour migration. This is done in two aspects, firstly, looking at the quantitative flows of labour migration and secondly, comparing any potential legal or policy changes to labour migration done in response to previous crises.

The research overview is written by Timothy Heleniak, Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio and Alex Cuadrado, Junior Research Fellow also at Nordregio.

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