Moral dilemmas in migration policy: economic and commercial implications

Ronald D. Francis (College of Law and Justice, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia)
Heath S. Grow (Governance Research Programme, College of Law and Justice, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia)

Journal of Financial Crime

ISSN: 1359-0790

Publication date: 3 October 2016

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to alert commercial enterprises, and politicians, of the moral implications of policy decisions.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper is a review of some moral issues of migration policy, and their commercial implications.

Findings

This paper concluded that strict attention be paid to the commercial implications of migration policy.

Research limitations/implications

As this is a review paper, it does not have research limitations. Rather, it considers the wider implications of migration policy.

Practical implications

The practical implication is for a more serious consideration of the commercial implications of policy decisions.

Social implications

The wider social benefit should be to include the existing populace in such debates and policy formulation.

Originality/value

This paper is an original look at the moral implications of migration policy decisions with regard to the economy and commerce.

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Citation

Francis, R. and Grow, H. (2016), "Moral dilemmas in migration policy: economic and commercial implications", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 23 No. 4, pp. 833-842. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFC-06-2015-0031

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