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The ‘Migration Crisis’ and the Genesis of Europe's New Diversity

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the early 1990s, politicians, media, and public opinion perceived the growing entries of migrants and asylum seekers to Western and southern Europe as a ‘migration crisis’ likely to threaten ... More


European Union Migration Regimes, Established and Emergent

Rey Koslowski

in Challenge to the Nation-State: Immigration in Western Europe and the United States

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292296
eISBN:
9780191599569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292295.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses migration regimes in the European Union. It reviews the place of European integration and migration regimes within international relations theory, emphasizing the double ... More


Policing and Immigration: The Creation of New Policy Spaces

Penelope Turnbull and Wayne Sandholtz

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An analysis is made of the creation of new European Union (EU) spaces for cooperation in policing and immigration policies. The Treaty of Rome was silent on both topics, and before the Maastricht ... More


Internal Migration: Policy Changes, Recent Trends, and New Challenges 1

Zai Liang

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter concentrates on the major changes in government migration policies, recent trends in internal migration and migration research in China. It identifies some emerging patterns of internal ... More


The Political Economy of Skilled Immigration

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/9780199654826.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter analyses the drivers of individual attitudes towards skilled immigration, looking at how preferences towards overall and skilled immigration change depending on the relative skill ... More


Russia: Immigration to Russia

Vladimir Iontsev, Irina Ivakhnyuk, and Svetlana Soboleva

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/9780195388138.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

During the 1990s Russia became one of the world's major receiving countries. United Nations statistics place Russia with 12 million immigrants in the second position in the list of receiving ... 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


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


Greece: Immigration to Greece: Problems and Prospects

Anna Triandafyllidou

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/9780195388138.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a comprehensive account of immigration to Greece during the past 15–20 years. It reviews the main demographic features of the immigrant population, discussing critically the ... More


Thailand: Immigration to Thailand: The Case of Migrant Workers from Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia

Supang Chantavanich and Ratchada Jayagupta

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/9780195388138.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

With about five million Egyptians abroad, Egypt is always regarded in the migration literature as a labor-sending country. Hundreds of articles and books were written on Egypt as a sending country, ... More


Conclusion

Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport

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/9780199654826.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the main finding of the book, that is the fact that the impact of highly skilled emigration on sending countries need not be detrimental. The chapter argues that the optimal ... More


Introduction

Tito Boeri

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/9780199654826.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

The worldwide race to attract talents is getting tougher. So far the winner has been the USA, attracting PhD candidates and graduates not only from emerging countries, but also from the EU. However, ... More


The Determinants of Highly Skilled Migration: Evidence from OECD Countries 1980–2005

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/9780199654826.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

The goal of this chapter is to analyse how geographical, legal, institutional, and economic factors affect the scale of immigration and the skill composition of the immigrant population. A ... More


Policy Issues

Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport

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/9780199654826.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This section evaluates the policy implications of the brain drain. It focuses on policies that specifically address the causes and consequences of the brain drain. In particular, it explores whether ... More


Selecting the Highly Skilled: An Overview of Current Policy Approaches

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/9780199654826.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a brief overview of skill‐selective immigration policies in the main destination countries and of the major shifts in these policies that have been recently observed. First, it ... More


Can the Battle for Brains Turn into a Tragedy of the Commons?

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/9780199654826.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

It is likely that countries which have so far played only a limited role in the Battle for Brains will shift towards the adoption of selective immigration policies, as these can effectively influence ... More


Case study two: labour migration policy change in the UK

Alex Balch

in Managing Labour Migration in Europe: Ideas, Knowledge and Policy Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080722
eISBN:
9781781701805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents the results of the research on labour migration policy change in Great Britain from 1995 to 2008. It discusses labour migration governance, particularly the broader ... More


Immigration

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 8 discusses whether easing restrictions on immigration would be helpful in advancing global justice. Some particular kinds of migration policies (such as, those that have strict term limits, ... More


Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Emma Carmel, Alfio Cerami, and Theodoros Papadopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book provides insights into one of the most controversial and important subjects of the twenty-first century: migration and social integration. Empirically, it offers comprehensive grounding in ... More


Case study one: labour migration policy change in Spain

Alex Balch

in Managing Labour Migration in Europe: Ideas, Knowledge and Policy Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080722
eISBN:
9781781701805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents the results of the research on labour migration policy change in Spain from 1995 to 2008. It briefly explores Spain's migratory history and potential intervening variables or ... More


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