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Asylum seekers boost European economies. Here's how

The number of refugees has grown by a record 2.9 million in 2017 to 25.4 million. Image: REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Sebastien Malo

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Asylum seekers provided the biggest boost to GDP after three to seven years. Image: Science Advances

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