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How to enhance the positive aspects of skilled migration
B. Lowell Lindsay; Allan M. Findlay / International Labour Organization 2001
This report of a research project, commissioned by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Department for International Development (DFID) UK, is concerned with the impact of highly skilled emigration on developing countries a...
Collection of papers examining livelihoods in rural Bangladesh
K A. Toufique; C Turton / Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies 2002
This book provides some ideas for development practitioners on how to approach the challenge of the eradication of poverty in Bangladesh. Its origins lie in a study of rural livelihoods commissioned in 2000-2001 by DFID UK This...
Immigration, multiculturalism and racism in the UK
C. Whitwell / Sussex Centre for Migration Research 2002
This paper examines the relationship between international migration in the last decade of the 20th Century and the changing discourses in the UK around issues of multiculturalism, citizenship and the need to develop and implement eff...
What policies should India adopt with regard to the diaspora so as to maximise her welfare and strategic goals?
D. Kapur / Economic and Political Weekly, India 2003
With one of the largest pools of relatively low wage semi-skilled and skilled labour, India is poised as a critical of global sourcing of labour. How can India take advantage of these future trends, so as not only to maximise the welf...
Displacement in Subernrekha multi-purpose project and civil society organisation's intervention
Manthan,; K. Ghosh; R. Kumar / Civil Society and Governance Programme, IDS 2000
The displacement of peoples from areas where two large dams are being constructed under the Subarnarekha Multi-purpose Project (SMP),is the focus for this paper. Different organisations directed/are directing the movements in these tw...
Remittances from migrants more important than aid
P. Gammeltoft / Danish Institute for International Studies 2002
This paper examines the flows of migrants' remittances in relation to other financial flows to developing countries. Since remittances by unofficial channels by all estimates are significant, the remittance amounts reported here are q...
Altering the GATS framework to facilitate the temporary movement of labour
R. Chanda / Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 1999
This paper examines constraints on temporary movement of labour and proposes ways to strengthen and broaden the overall GATS framework in this area of trade in services. It proposes the introduction of multilateral guidelines f...
The political economy of formal sector pay and employment in developing countries
Arup Banerji; J. Edgardo Campos; Richard H. Sabot / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
Policymakers concerned about migration to high income countries must take into account the political economy of the labor market. Labor market pathologies, like macroeconomic mismanagement, can be extremely costly severely constrainin...
Institutional development : skill transference through a reversal of "human capital flight" or technical assistance
Nadeem Ul Haque; M. Ali Khan / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 1997
Achievements and recommendations for GATS
M. Mashayekhi / South Centre 2000
This working paper examines the issues related to the on-going WTO negotiations on trade in services, and their implications for developing countries. The major achievement of the Uruguay Round was to formulate an agreement on ...
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Explaining South African xenophobia
C. Claassen / Afrobarometer 2017
After widespread violence in 2008 and 2015, South Africa is now clearly one of most hostile destinations in the world for African migrants. Existing research on the determinants of South African xenophobia has focused on devel...
The education motive for migrant remittances: theory and evidence from India
M. Delpierre; A. Dupuy; M. Tenikue; B. Verheyden / Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn 2017
This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants ha...
Gendered practices of remittances in Bangladesh: a poststructuralist perspective
S.R. Rashid / Migrating out of Poverty 2016
Bangladesh belongs to the top-ten remittance-receiving countries of the world with a yearly earning of US$15 billion. Comprising around ninety percent of the Bangladeshi overseas labour flow, men leave behind their spouses and childre...
Patterns and drivers of internal migration among youth in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
M.F. Gavonel / Young Lives 2017
There is general consensus in literature on migration that migrants are primarily young people. During the transition to adulthood, young people make important choices regarding education, labour force participation, and famil...
Older people in situations of migration In Africa: the untold migration story
HelpAge International 2017
Older people in Africa are involved in all aspects of the migration chain: they are voluntary or forced migrants themselves, they shape the migration experience of others by funding youth migration and being involved in the decision-m...
Making waves: implications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on Official Development Assistance spending and practices in Europe
A. Knoll; A. Sherriff / European Centre for Development Policy Management 2017
The year 2015 became a particularly challenging year for European cooperation in the field of migration. As a consequence, in-donor refugee costs have increased dramatically in some European countries. This paper sets out to i...
Mass displacement and the challenge for urban resilience
A. Kirbyshire; E. Wilkinson; V. le Masson; P. Batra / Overseas Development Institute 2017
The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises. Large-scale, sudden population move...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Viet Nam
D.N. Anh; I. Leonardelli; A.A. Dipierri / International Organization for Migration 2017
The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is one of the six pilot countries of the European Union-funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project. Drawing from an extensive number of sources,...
Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan
S. Schmeidl; D. Tyler / Norwegian Refugee Council 2015
Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres. Compared with other Afghans they are more likely to be non-literate, to ...
Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of Mauritius
S. Sobhee / International Organization for Migration 2016
The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk. Ho...
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Migrating out of Poverty
Migrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017. It focuses on the relationship between regional migration, internal migration and poverty and is located in six regions across Asia, Africa and Europe.
The Nansen Initiative
State-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking
The United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP) was established in 2000 with a central focus on trafficking in persons and a mandate to facilitate a stronger and more coordinated response to trafficking in persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).
Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM)
The CEDEM is an interfaculty centre which aims to carry out theoretical and empirical research in the fields of human migrations, ethnic relations and racism. Among others, the Centre is interested in the relations between migration processes and uneven development. These researches are led in a pluri-disciplinary perspective: political science, sociology, anthropology, international relations, la...
Institute for Human Security
Based at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, the Institute for Human Security is a new university-wide institute, which endeavours to further interdisciplinary research on all aspects related to human security as defined by the United Nations and encourages an ongoing dialogue between academia, development agencies and policy makers.
Research and Advocacy Unit [RAU] (RAU)
The Research and Advocacy Unit [RAU] is an independent, non-governmental organisation. Its Mission is to provide high-quality research for the purposes of relevant and current policy change. RAU is run by a Management Committee composed of experienced researchers and advocacy experts.RAU’s work to date has focused on three major areas that are important in the current crisis in Zimbabwe: Wom...
African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS)
The ACMS is an independent, interdisciplinary and internationally engaged Africa-based centre of excellence for research and teaching that shapes global discourse on human mobility, development and social transformation.
INFOCON aims to promote a better understanding of how Civil Society Organisations representing Transnational Communities can work on preventing and resolving conflicts in Europe and worldwide. Financed by the EU under the Seventh Framework Programme, this three-year research project was launched in April 2008.
December 18
December 18 is a non-profit organisation working for the promotion and protection of the rights of migrants worldwide from 1999. The name of the organization refers to the day when the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the “International Convention on the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families”. Today, the 18th of December is also known as Internationa...
The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG)
Te Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG) is a multidisciplinary research centre on ageing at NUI Galway. ICSG focuses on research, education and training in the field of social gerontology in Ireland and internationally. There is a specific research focus on rural gerontology, the economics of ageing and on technology and ageing.
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