Inadequate statistics on global migration are a serious obstacle to crafting policies that benefit migrants, the countries they leave and those they move to. A MacArthur-funded commission, convened by the Center for Global Development, has issued a report stating that better data could be gathered easily and at low cost with a few clear steps, such as simply adding a few questions to each national census. Read the full press release.

 

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Migrants Count: Five Steps Toward Better Migration Data

Better data could be gathered easily and at low cost by adding a few questions to each national census, according to a new report by a blue-ribbon commission supported by the MacArthur Foundation. Read More