August 1914 and the end of unrestricted mass migration

Drew Keeling, 23 June 2014



The war declarations of August 1914 spelled far-reaching alteration to the fundamental character of modern long-distance international mass migration. For most of the preceding century, in the majority of big economies international human relocation had been largely peaceful, voluntary, and motivated by market incentives.

Topics: Migration
Tags: migration policies changes, WWI

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