Seventieth Anniversary of Population

Alfred Sauvy and Immigration

François Héran  By the same author

Resume

Alfred Sauvy’s short paper published in 1946 in the first issue of Population has a rather strange title: “Évaluation des besoins de l’immigration française” (Assessment of French immigration needs). In fact, it concerns neither “immigration needs”, nor “French immigration”, but rather the needs of France in terms of immigration. Just after the Liberation, France lacked (…)