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Nation-States, Labor Immigration, and Migrant Rights: What Can We Expect?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the potential interrelationships between migrant rights and national policies for admitting migrant workers. It explains how we can expect high-income countries to regulate the ... More


Labor Emigration and Rights Abroad: The Perspectives of Migrants and Their Countries of Origin

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines how high-income countries' restrictions of labor immigration and migrant rights affect the interests of migrants and their countries of origin, and how migrants and sending ... More


Regulating the Admission and Rights of Migrant Workers: Policy Rationales in High-Income Countries

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the drivers of the relationships between openness, skill levels of workers, and migrant rights in high-income countries. It considers each of the three relationships—between ... More


The Rights of Migrant Workers: Reframing the Debate

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book examines how and why high-income countries restrict the rights of migrant workers as part of their labor immigration policies, along with the implications for policy debates about ... More


The Ethics of Labor Immigration Policy

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the ethics of labor immigration policy, moving the discussion from a positive analysis of “what is” to the equally important normative question of “what should be.” If ... More


The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Martin Ruhs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Many low-income countries and development organizations are calling for greater liberalization of labor immigration policies in high-income countries. At the same time, human rights organizations and ... More


The Price of Rights: What Next for Human Rights–Based Approaches to International Labor Migration?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the implications of the analysis in this book for human rights debates and the rights-based approaches to migration advocated by many international organizations and ... More


Political Sources of Government Redistribution in High-Income Countries

Vincent A. Mahler, David K. Jesuit, and Piotr R. Paradowski

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the relationship between political participation and income redistribution in high-income countries, with particular focus on middle-income groups. The first part describes ... More


Revisiting the Nordic Model: Evidence on Recent Macroeconomic Performance

Jeffrey D. Sachs

in Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the economic and political performance of three groups of high-income countries—Nordic, European continental, and English-speaking countries—with vastly different systems of ... More


What Have Changes to the Global Markets for Goods and Services Done to the Viability of the Swedish Welfare State?

Edward E. Leamer

in Reforming the Welfare State: Recovery and Beyond in Sweden

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261928
eISBN:
9780226261911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261911.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents correlations between the product mix of different countries' exports in 1987 and 1999 that reveal dramatic changes in the competition between high-income and low-income ... More


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