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Udaya R Wagle

Dr Wagle is a Professor of Public Affairs and Administration at Western Michigan University in the United States.

Outmigration, Social Change, and the Elderly

Published On: April 14, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Udaya R Wagle

The current wave of globalization has led to an unprecedented degree of labor mobility not just between developed and developing countries but also among developing countries themselves. As the migration flow has increased steadily from 77 million in 1960 to 281 million in 2020 globally, immigrants make up a growing share of the population in many emerging economies in the Middle East and Asia. No doubt, labor mobility impacts both sending and receiving countries through jobs, productivity, and remittances at the macro level.

The city of woe

Published On: July 18, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Udaya R Wagle

Kathmandu is failing to ensure its citizens access to food, housing, transportation, education, health care, and other basic necessities