Economic Development and Diaspora. Almost 3 percent of the global population, totaling a round 200 million people worldwide, are immigrants.
-eased unemployment problems,
-resulted in monetary capital inflows to compensate for human capital outflows
- the diasporic workers' remittances contributed to the national income an decreased foreign exchange needs at a time when military expenditures and government borrowing were increasing
-Empower the diasporic workers and some could climb up the ladders easier
--Ethnic economies may challenge the questionable values of a capitalist society in which people rely only on themselves: trust and solidarity, group cohesion