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International Migration and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter shows the powerful role of international labor market competition in narrowing differences in labor conditions between countries that remain open to migration flows. International ... More


Remittances by Emigrants: Issues and Evidence

Andrés Solimano

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Remittances from migrants are a growing force, and this chapter considers the role that they can play in financing development. To an important extent, they finance consumption, and are an ... More


Circuits in Economic Life

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter identifies the social arrangements called circuits of commerce, explains how they matter to economic life and where to look for them, enumerates some questions we should be asking about ... More


Global Migration Governance

Alexander Betts (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Unlike many other trans-boundary policy areas, international migration lacks coherent global governance. There is no UN migration organization and states have signed relatively few multilateral ... More


Remittances

Anna Lindley

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

While the recent debates on global migration governance have mainly focused on the regulation of the movement of people, this movement is often followed by the movement of migrants' money and ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


International Migration in the Asia–Pacific Region: Emerging Trends and Issues

Graeme Hugo

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

With more than half the world's population, the Asia‐Pacific Region has become the world's major source of international migrants, although there is also a great deal of migration within and into the ... More


Remittances, Savings, and Development in Migrant-Sending Areas

J. Edward Taylor

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Explores three sets of potential impacts of international migrant remittances and savings on the economies of migrant‐sending areas. It then presents a case study that illustrates the diverse impacts ... More


Return Migration in the Philippines: Issues and Policies

Graziano Battistella

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Return migration is a fixed component of temporary labour migration currently organized in Asia. However, as the experience of the Philippines indicates, policies for the reintegration of returning ... More


International Migration, Identity, and Development in Oceania: A Synthesis of Ideas

Richard Bedford

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

At the turn of the millennium, new geographies and histories are being written for the thousands of atolls, reef islands, volcanic cones and continental islands that comprise the region termed ... More


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