International labour migrations and economic choices the European case by François Bourguignon

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Published by Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, sold by OECD Publications Center] in Paris, [Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Europe.


  • Alien labor -- Europe,
  • Labor mobility -- Europe

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby François Bourguignon and Georges Gallais-Hamonno with Bernard Fernet.
SeriesDevelopment Centre studies, Development Centre studies.
ContributionsGallais-Hamonno, Georges, joint author., Fernet, Bernard, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHD8378.5.A2 B66
The Physical Object
Pagination294 p. :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4610213M
ISBN 10926411632X
LC Control Number77373880

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Although neoclassical theory and the new economics of labor migration offer divergent explanations for the origins of migration, both are micro-level decision models. International Labor Migration Governance Project Launches in Morocco The project is funded by the EU and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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a] Unemployment/Poverty: Economics provides the main reason behind migration. In fact, according to the International Labour Organization, about half of the total population of current migrants, million women and men migrant workers, have left home to find.

International labour mobility cuts across economic, social and demographic domains, creating a need to harmonize the concepts that underpin its measurement, to develop country practices, and to improve ILO methodological questionnaires on international labour migration statistics Availability of data sources on international.

Labor migration is regulated by selective immigration policies of destination countries and may affect economic and social conditions in source and destination countries. An increasing number of international labor migrants are temporary workers who return to.

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For a sending country, migration and the resulting remittances lead to increased incomes and poverty reduction, and improved health and educational outcomes, and promote economic development. Dr Olga Siemers is a researcher and tutor in political economy with research interests in international migration and labour markets; inequality and economic policy; EU and global studies.

Olga holds a PhD in Employment Research from Warwick University and a MA in Politics from Freie Universität Berlin. People immigrate for many reasons; some of which include economic or political reasons, family reunification, natural disasters, or the desire to change one’s surroundings.

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