Europe: let’s discuss emigration, not immigration

Should European countries accept free in-migration of people? Hmmm… many countries should focus on the problem of how to totally discourage out-migration.

In many countries the young and well-educated have left in droves because of boom-bust crises followed by austerity, this despite unfavorable demographics. Latvia, Estonia, Bulgaria, Lithuania are examples – but even in Germany the ‘Harz-reform’ of around 2000 was followed by high net out-migration of Germans.  States should be applying all macro- and micro-economic tricks to keep the millennial at home (including providing cheap houses)! If there is any countries which should welcome Brexit it are Poland and Lithuania!

– Real-World Economic Review Blog

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