1 in 10 people across OECD countries are migrants. They bring fiscal benefits to their host countries. Latest OECD estimates across 25 countries show that migrants contributed USD 2.5 trillion in taxes annually, USD 570 billion more than governments spent on them.
Margaux Tharaux is a junior policy analyst in the Regional Attractiveness and Migrant Integration Unit at the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. Her work mainly focuses on migrant integration policies. She holds a double master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the London School of Economics and in Economics and Public Policy from Sciences Po Paris.