The Way Out Of Poverty Is Getting Out Of Poor Countries

Rich economists struggle to understand what any poor person knows. The simplest way out of poverty is migration. From village to city, from country to country, this is known across the world. This has been known since our ancestors walked out of Africa, since dinosaurs wandered…



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at