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Low-Skilled Labour Migration

Christiane Kuptsch and Philip Martin

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/9780199600458.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores three questions: what global institutions regulate the international migration of low‐skilled workers (ILO and UN Conventions, regional and bilateral agreements), what processes ... More


High-Skilled Labour Migration

Alexander Betts and Lucie Cerna

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/9780199600458.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the global governance of high-skilled labour migration. Firstly, it argues that global governance in this area is predominantly characterized by unilateralism and bilateralism, ... 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


International Mobility of Researchers and Scientists: Policy Options for Turning a Drain into a Gain

Kristian Thorn and Lauritz B. Holm‐Nielsen

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

High demand for researchers and scientists has led to an increase in skilled migration in recent years. The chapter focuses on improving our understanding of the push and pull factors affecting the ... More


Citizenship Across the Life Course

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

in Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Analyzing emigration, immigration, and re-migration concurrently, under the framework of contemporaneous migration, directs us toward evaluating what it means to stake claims to different components ... More


Highly Skilled Migration to the European Union and the United States

Metka Hercog and Anja Wiesbrock

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores how European countries can improve their position in the international competition for talent. It examines existing frameworks on highly skilled migration in three EU ... More


Highly Skilled Lebanese Transnational Migrants: A Kuwait Perspective

Garret Maher

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides new information relating to aspects of transnational migration among high-skilled Lebanese migrants from a dual country perspective; that of the sending country, Lebanon, and of ... More


High-Skilled Migration: Introduction and Synopsis

Mathias Czaika (ed.)

in High-Skilled Migration: Drivers and Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198815273
eISBN:
9780191853029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815273.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Over the past decades an increasing number of countries have developed a growing interest in attracting and retaining skilled and highly skilled migrant workers. This chapter provides an introduction ... More


High-Skilled Migration in Times of Global Economic Crisis

Christopher Parsons

Mathias Czaika (ed.)

in High-Skilled Migration: Drivers and Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198815273
eISBN:
9780191853029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815273.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter uses two pioneering databases to analyse the implications of the global economic crisis on international migration. The first details inflows of migrant workers of 185 nationalities to ... More


Understanding Migration and Income Inequality

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Because the Soviet-Jews exodus was not foreseen ahead of time, Israel’s migration experience is amenable to the natural-experiment methodology. Disposable-income inequality in Israel, was roughly ... More


Attracting and Retaining International Students as Skilled Migrants

Lesleyanne Hawthorne

in High-Skilled Migration: Drivers and Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198815273
eISBN:
9780191853029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815273.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

OECD countries compete to attract and retain international students as skilled migrants. By definition former international students are of prime workforce age, face no regulatory barriers, and have ... More


High-Skilled Migration and the Limits of Migration Policies

Ronald Skeldon

in High-Skilled Migration: Drivers and Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198815273
eISBN:
9780191853029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815273.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

After a consideration of who the skilled are, this chapter pursues four main themes. First, direct policies to attract skilled migrants are secondary to indirect policies designed to establish the ... More


Using an intersectional lifecourse approach to understand the migration of the highly skilled

Melissa Kelly

in Researching the lifecourse: Critical reflections from the social sciences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317524
eISBN:
9781447317531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317524.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter combines an intersectional approach with a lifecourse perspective in order to understand the migration of the highly skilled. An intersectional lifecourse approach contextualizes ... More


Selecting By Merit: The Brave New World of Stratified Mobility

Ayelet Shachar

in Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199676606
eISBN:
9780191756122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676606.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The bulk of academic debate has focused on the increasingly restrictive approach to ordinary immigration and naturalization applicants. This chapter argues that equally important lessons about the ... More


Highly Skilled and Marriage Migrants in Arizona

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

in New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter discusses the results of my interviews with post-USSR immigrants in Phoenix, Arizona, which place male-dominated highly skilled and female-dominated marriage migration in the context of ... More


Admission, Exclusion and Beyond: Which Immigration Policies Are Just?

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Immigration Justice concludes with concrete recommendations for immigration policymaking based in the Priority of Disadvantage Principle (PDP). The first major section of this chapter morally ... More


Shifts in Selective Migration Policy Models: A Comparison of Australia, Canada, and the US

Rey Koslowski

in High-Skilled Migration: Drivers and Policies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198815273
eISBN:
9780191853029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815273.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Selective migration policies can be grouped into three ideal-typical models: the Canadian ‘human capital’ model based on state selection of permanent immigrants using a points system; the Australian ... More


New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The New Immigrant Whiteness examines representations of post-1980s migration from the former USSR to the United States as responses to the global extension of neoliberalism and as contributions to ... More


The Innovation Activities of Multinational Enterprises and the Demand for Skilled-Worker, Nonimmigrant Visas

Stephen Ross Yeaple

in High-Skilled Migration to the United States and Its Economic Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226525525
eISBN:
9780226525662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525662.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Cutting edge R&D requires highly differentiated skilled labor. The H-1B and L-1 visa programs exist in part to allow U.S. firms access to such skilled foreign labor but have been accused of hurting ... More


Resettlement Assistance and “A New Standard of Living”

Danielle Battisti

in Whom We Shall Welcome: Italian Americans and Immigration Reform, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284399
eISBN:
9780823286348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284399.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter chronicles how Italian American organizations provided employment, housing, and resettlement assistance to tens of thousands of Italian immigrants, especially refugees, after they arrived ... More


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