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Why developing countries need to rethink the roles of their diaspora

Passersby walk across the east section of Chang'an street in Beijing May 14, 2007. China's annual consumer inflation slowed a touch in April to 3.0 percent from a more than two-year high of 3.3 percent in March, but analysts said the result would reinforce the case for further monetary tightening measures. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (CHINA)

Potential foreign investors often ask, “How much is your diaspora invested in this?” Image: REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

Lutfey Siddiqi
Visiting Professor-in-Practice, London School of Economics and Political Science
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