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Upward or downward: occupational mobility and return migration
N. El-Mallakh; J. Wahba / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Temporary migration provides an opportunity for workers to acquire physical capital, to accumulate savings and assets and most importantly to acquire new skills and knowledge. Upon return to their home country, migrants repres...
Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the...
Social protection for domestic workers: key policy trends and statistics
International Labour Organization 2016
This working paper examines the global situation of social security provisions for domestic workers in 163 countries, analysing trends, policies and gaps in terms of legal and effective social security coverage for domestic worke...
Economic crisis and women's work: exploring progressive strategies in a rapidly changing global environment
J. Ghosh / UN Women 2013
This report examines the gendered impacts of on-going global financial and economic crises in the labour market. It focuses on issues of women’s employment and decent work, particularly taking into account the implications for t...
Economic impact of international migration and remittances on Philippine households: what we thought we knew, what we need to know
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Several studies on the impact of international migration and remittances on household outcomes have been released recently. Many were found to have conflicting results. This paper attempts to shed light on the conflicting results by r...
Motives and giving norms behind remittances: the case of Filipino overseas workers and their recipient households
M.M. Alba; J.S.C. Sugui / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Literature has focused on motives to explain remittance behaviour. But as nonanonymous transfers, remittances are apt to be influenced by giving norms as well. In this paper, the authors formulate an empirical specification that takes...
Institutions serving Philippine international labor migrants
A. Orbeta, Jr.; M. Abrigo; M. Cabalfin / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
This paper discusses public and private institutions that were established in the Philippines to provide services to Filipino international migrant workers. Thirty years of having explicit policy on international labor migration has r...
The social and economic impact of Philippine international labor migration and remittances
V. Zosa; A. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
The purpose of the paper is to summarise studies identifying the causes and effects of Philippine international labor migration and remittances and to highlight research gaps. Literature and reliability of findings that explore the ma...
Philippine labour migration in the past 30 years: trends and prospects
A. Orbeta, Jr.; M. Abrigo / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
International labour migration has become an enduring feature of Philippines' development. From negligible flows occasioned by it s colonial relationship with the US at the beginning of the century, recent flows have phenome nally inc...
Protecting Filipino transnational domestic workers: government regulations and their outcomes
G. Battistella; M.M.B. Asis / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
The migration of Filipino women to take up domestic work overseas is an extension of patterns observed in internal migration in the Philippines. Long before large scale overseas employment took root in the Philippines, domestic work w...
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Upward or downward: occupational mobility and return migration
N. El-Mallakh; J. Wahba / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Temporary migration provides an opportunity for workers to acquire physical capital, to accumulate savings and assets and most importantly to acquire new skills and knowledge. Upon return to their home country, migrants repres...
Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the...
Social protection for domestic workers: key policy trends and statistics
International Labour Organization 2016
This working paper examines the global situation of social security provisions for domestic workers in 163 countries, analysing trends, policies and gaps in terms of legal and effective social security coverage for domestic worke...
Economic crisis and women's work: exploring progressive strategies in a rapidly changing global environment
J. Ghosh / UN Women 2013
This report examines the gendered impacts of on-going global financial and economic crises in the labour market. It focuses on issues of women’s employment and decent work, particularly taking into account the implications for t...
Economic impact of international migration and remittances on Philippine households: what we thought we knew, what we need to know
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Several studies on the impact of international migration and remittances on household outcomes have been released recently. Many were found to have conflicting results. This paper attempts to shed light on the conflicting results by r...
Motives and giving norms behind remittances: the case of Filipino overseas workers and their recipient households
M.M. Alba; J.S.C. Sugui / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Literature has focused on motives to explain remittance behaviour. But as nonanonymous transfers, remittances are apt to be influenced by giving norms as well. In this paper, the authors formulate an empirical specification that takes...
Institutions serving Philippine international labor migrants
A. Orbeta, Jr.; M. Abrigo; M. Cabalfin / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
This paper discusses public and private institutions that were established in the Philippines to provide services to Filipino international migrant workers. Thirty years of having explicit policy on international labor migration has r...
The social and economic impact of Philippine international labor migration and remittances
V. Zosa; A. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
The purpose of the paper is to summarise studies identifying the causes and effects of Philippine international labor migration and remittances and to highlight research gaps. Literature and reliability of findings that explore the ma...
Philippine labour migration in the past 30 years: trends and prospects
A. Orbeta, Jr.; M. Abrigo / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
International labour migration has become an enduring feature of Philippines' development. From negligible flows occasioned by it s colonial relationship with the US at the beginning of the century, recent flows have phenome nally inc...
Protecting Filipino transnational domestic workers: government regulations and their outcomes
G. Battistella; M.M.B. Asis / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
The migration of Filipino women to take up domestic work overseas is an extension of patterns observed in internal migration in the Philippines. Long before large scale overseas employment took root in the Philippines, domestic work w...
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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.
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW)
GAATW's mission is to ensure that the human rights of migrant women are respected and protected by authorities and agencies. The organisation advocates for the incorporation of human rights standards in all anti-trafficking initiatives, including in the implementation of the Trafficki...
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