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29 Sep 2015

Binational Study: The State of Migration Flows between Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Analysis of the Economic and Social Implications for both Countries

This study aims to “aid the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan Governments to formulate policies that promote migration as a national and regional agent of human development”.

It assesses the economic impact of Nicaraguan migration on their respective economies in terms of productivity levels, employment, income generation and the improvement of living conditions of the population, as well as the implications on the countries’ development patterns and social integration.