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Migration in Vietnam: driven by the state or the market?
Heather Xiaoquan Zhang; P. Mick Kelly; Catherine Locke / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Are migration studies premised on a false ideological bias? Is the operation of a free market the engine of migration? What have we learned about the linkages between migration and development? How do individual and family livelihood ...
What are the causes of rural to urban migration in China?
Z. Zhao / China Center for Economic Research, Beijing 2003
While rural to urban migration has been a major feature of the development process in most developing countries, China has experienced this trend mainly since the economic reforms in 1978. Prior to the reforms, migration was limited a...
Protecting the rights of migrant labourers in Asia
P. Wickramasekera / International Labour Organization 2001
In this paper the author examines the trends and issues in Asian labour migration and challenges faced by countries and the trade union movement in the protection of migrant workers. The author first discusses problems with cur...
Migration and the 'brain drain': an analysis of the policy issues
D. Ellerman / World Bank 2003
This paper reports on a survey and analysis of migration issues and the related development policies for the sending countries. North-north migration (between industrial countries), south-south migration (between or within deve...
Investing the causes behind skilled migration in Zimbabwe
D. S. Tevera; J. Crush / Southern African Migration Project 2003
The brain drain has been labelled as one of the greatest development challenges facing African countries, and in Zimbabwe all the signs point to the existence of a growing exodus of skilled workers from the country. So what are the tr...
How the 'brain drain' support the formation of human capital
O. Stark / Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn 2003
This paper addresses the concerns voiced by the World Development Report about the exodus of trained workers from poorer countries. It turns this concern on its head and argues that the prospect of migration can well be harnessed to i...
Is money being sent back home equating to overseas development assistance (ODA) for Sri Lanka?
D. Sriskandarajah / Danish Institute for International Studies 2002
Sri Lanka has been the source of large numbers of migrants and the recipient of much development assistance, but what is the nature and extent of the links between development assistance and migration flows in the country? This paper ...
Migration and migrants: trends, profiles and attitudes in Zimbabwe
D. Tevera; L. Zinyama / Southern African Migration Project 2002
What are the characteristics of migration into and out of Zimbabwe, and are they changing? This paper contains an overview of the major migration trends in Zimbabwe since independence, and presents the results of two national surveys ...
Emigration and immigration: the South African figures
J-B. Meyer; M. Brown; D. Kaplan / Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa 2000
What are the true dimensions of migration and the brain drain in South Africa? The accuracy of the official statistics on the extent of emigration from South Africa, particularly skilled people, has been increasingly questioned by jou...
Circulation or convection? Following the flow of health workers along the hierarchy of wealth
A. Padarath; C. Chamberlain; D. McCoy; A. Ntuli; M. Rowson; R. Loewenson / EQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa 2003
Considering the effects of maldistribution and the brain drain are having on the foundation of skilled human resources, how can healthcare systems function adequately and effectively in Southern Africa ? This discussion paper, comissi...
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How pervasive is the brain drain from labour-exporting countries?
R.H. Adams / World Bank 2003
This paper constructs a new data set of 24 large, labour-exporting countries using estimates of migration and educational attainment based on United States and OECD records. The paper uses this new data set to provide some pers...
Rural -urban linkages and poverty in Africa
C. Tacoli / International Institute for Environment and Development 2002
This paper argues that trends in flows of people, goods, money and information, and patterns of occupational diversification reflect a dynamic process of economic, social and cultural transformation in Sub Saharan Africa which needs t...
Population mobility and HIV/AIDS in Indonesia
G. Hugo / UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development 2001
The aim of this study is to use existing information to provide a comprehensive picture of the levels, patterns, composition and trends of the various types of contemporary population mobility occurring within Indonesia, as well as fr...
Sustainble livelihoods: the importance of flexible credit for new small enterprises
R. Chambers; G. Conway / Institute of Development Studies UK 1991
Working on the premise that in the 21st century there may be two or three times the human population than at the time of writing, this paper explores the concept of sustainable livelihoods. The analysis points to priorities for policy...
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...
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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.
Caritas Europa
Caritas Europa brings together 48 organisations that are active in 44 European countries. It is one of the seven regions of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations. Caritas Europa focuses its activities on issues related to poverty and social inequality, migration and asylum within all countries of Europe, humanitari...
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