Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region: Trends, factors, impacts
AbstractThis paper provides a comprehensive assessment of international migration in the Asia-Pacific region and reviews internal migration in China. After putting Asia-Pacific migration in a global context, it reviews trends in migration and the impacts of migrants in the major migrantreceiving countries, patterns of migration and their development impacts in migrant-sending countries, the human development impacts of migration, and three policy issues, viz, new seasonal worker programs for Pacific Islanders in New Zealand and Australia, required local sponsorship of foreigners in the Gulf countries, and the economic effects of migrants in the US and Thailand. Recent trends in internal migration in China, which shares attributes of international migration because of the hukou (household registration) system, are also assessed.
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Date of creation: 01 Aug 2009
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International labor migration; migrant workers; guest workers; Asia;
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- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2009-12-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-MIG-2009-12-19 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-SEA-2009-12-19 (South East Asia)
- NEP-TRA-2009-12-19 (Transition Economics)
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