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Does working abroad cause less unemployment? Or is it actually harmful (directly or opportunity cost)?

This question is from subjective origins but is (supposed to be) objective. The context of this question arises from people in third world countries going abroad to work. Often they are seen as money-...
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Was the council bill system used in British India a wealth extraction mechanism?

Jason Hickel says that the council bill system used to pay exporters of Indian goods during the British Raj was a mechanism by which Britain extracted wealth from India without giving India anything ...
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What was the cause of the decline in remittances sent to Pakistan between 1982 and 2000?

I am trying to find out what caused the 2-decade long decline in remittances as a % of GDP. I have spent an hour trying to search for explanations but haven't found anything. I know its a long shoot ...
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