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Immigration Worldwide: Trends and Analysis

Doreen Elliott, Nazneen S. Mayadas, and Uma A. Segal

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of theories of immigration, historical trends, and a model for policy analysis. The focus is on worldwide migration, providing a historical perspective that has ... More


Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Uma A. Segal, Doreen Elliott, and Nazneen S. Mayadas (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Immigration occurs in the wealthy nations of the global north and the not-so-rich countries of the global south; it involves individuals who arrive with substantial human capital and those with ... More


Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Tito Boeri, Herbert Brücker, Frédéric Docquier, and Hillel Rapoport (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This volume reviews the most recent research on brain drain and brain gain, producing new original results by the means of data sources specifically assembled for this study, and addressing several ... More


Introduction

Herbert Brücker, Simone Bertoli, Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda, and Giovanni Peri

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

The chapter briefly describes recent trends in international migration, with a particular focus on highly skilled workers. It argues that although highly skilled workers are more internationally ... More


Conclusions

Herbert Brücker, Simone Bertoli, Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda, and Giovanni Peri

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the changes in immigration policies and the main trends in highly skilled immigration, such as the incremental shifts towards more skill‐selective immigration policies and the ... More


Optimism in Times of Crisis: Remittances and Economic Security in Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East

Roy Germano

in Outsourcing Welfare: How the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190862848
eISBN:
9780190862879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862848.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

Using a variety of survey datasets, this chapter explores the impact of remittances in fifty Latin American, Caribbean, Middle Eastern, North African, and sub-Saharan African countries. The first ... More


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