Prosperity without borders


‘Prosperity Without Borders’ analyses the crucial role of cities in lifting people out of poverty and towards prosperity. In particular, it shines light on the positive relationship between cities and immigration. This report showcases the way in which ‘cities’ can bring greater prosperity to individuals and nations. The paper highlights the role of immigration – now and historically – identifying why immigrants move towards cities to enhance their prosperity.

Prosperity Without Borders also calls on governments to create better new cities, which would offer hope and homes to those that need them most. Hong Kong and Singapore are cited as examples of purpose-built cities which have opened their doors to immigrants and harnessed their power and potential to the economic benefit of all.

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