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The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) is a temporary migration scheme between Australia and selected Pacific Island Countries. It was introduced in 2012 and covers the agriculture, accommodation and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 127067 JUN 11, 2018

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Chattier,Priya; Utz,Anuja Disclosed

Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) was formally introduced in 2012 following a four yearpilot scheme. The SWP maintains the dual objectives of: (i) contributing to the economicdevelopment of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste; and (ii)filling labor shortages in the Australian agriculture, accommodation (in selected locations)and tourism sectors (the Northern Australia tourism pilot). ... See More +

Working Paper 127068 JUN 11, 2018

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)

The seasonal worker program (SWP) is a temporary migration scheme between Australia and selected Pacific Island countries. It was introduced in 2012 and covers the agriculture, accommodation, and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 126256 MAY 01, 2018

Chattier,Priya; Utz,Anuja; Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

Risk and vulnerability in the Pacific (English)

Vulnerability significantly compounds hardship in the Pacific. More than twenty percent of people in most Pacific Island Countries (PIC) live in hardship, meaning they are unable to meet their basic food and nonfood needs. ... See More +

Brief 123790 MAR 01, 2018

Sharma,Manohar Disclosed

Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)

The seasonal worker program (SWP) was formally introduced in 2012 following a four-year pilot scheme. The program maintains the dual objectives of: (i) contributing to the economic development of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste; and (ii) filling labor shortages in the Australian agriculture sector, accommodation sector (in selected locations), and tourism sector (the Northern Australia tourism pilot). ... See More +

Working Paper 122270 OCT 01, 2017

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) continues to be resilient and in line with previous expectations. Already robust domestic demand has been supported by some pickup in external demand and the gradual recovery in commodity prices. ... See More +

Publication 116330 APR 01, 2017

Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kehayova,Vera Vencheva; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Testaverde,Mauro; Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang; Stamm,Diane; Adriani,Magda; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Edwards,Kim Alan; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Halstead,Imogen Cara; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lain,Jonathan William; Lee,Taehyun; Litwack,John; Luo,Xubei; Ly,Sodeth; Martin, Miguel; Mejia-Mant, Carolina; Mileva,Elitza Alexandrova; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Najdov,Evgenij; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Pan,Lucy; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone; Pimhidzai,Obert; Piza,Sharon Faye Alariao; Purnamasari,Ririn Salwa; Rab,Habib Nasser; Revilla,Julio E.; Orton Romero,Carlos Rafael; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Sharma,Manohar; Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Simler,Kenneth; Stephan,David Andrew; Tong,Kimsun; Zin,May Thet; Uochi,Ikuko; Utz,Robert Johann; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Wihardja,Maria Monica; Yang,Judy; Yee Amezaga,Karla Mirari; Zhao,Luan Disclosed

Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker programme (English)

The Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) was formally introduced in 2012 following a four-year pilot scheme. The SWP maintains the dual objectives of: (i) contributing to the economic development of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste; and (ii) filling labor shortages in the Australian agriculture, accommodation (in selected locations) and tourism sectors (the Northern Australia tourism pilot). ... See More +

Working Paper 124648 JAN 01, 2017

Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Sharma,Manohar Disclosed

Expanding employment pathways for Pacific Islanders in the Australian and New Zealand aged care sectors (English)

The aged and community care sectors in Australia and New Zealand are widely expected to expand rapidly over the coming decades. The forces that have led to ageing in Australia and New Zealand is the lower probability of death at all ages and, to a lesser extent, the weakening of the social and economic drivers for large families are common among many countries in the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 127400 JAN 01, 2017

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

Systematic country diagnostic for eight small Pacific Island countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This systematic country diagnostic (SCD) identifies the key constraints and opportunities to reducing poverty and promoting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner for eight small Pacific island countries (PIC8): Kiribati, the Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. ... See More +

Working Paper 103573 JAN 20, 2016

Utz,Robert Johann; Knight,David Stephen; Sharma,Manohar; Kim,Jae Kyun; Edwards,Kim Alan; Pan,Lucy; Street,Daniel Francis; Jenner,Nicole; Obeyesekere,Sheannal Anthony Manindha; Evans,Samantha; Baratha Raj,Kanya Hilary Disclosed

Navigating turbulent waters : addressing looming policy challenges for revived growth and improved living standards (English)

Papua New Guinea's (PNGs) economy has slowed from the very strong growth rates of recent years, as construction of the PNG liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility nears completion and export prices weaken, weighing on domestic activity. ... See More +

Brief 83242 DEC 04, 2013

Bulman, Tim; Suri, Vivek; Bailey, Laura; Shetty, Sudhir; Adelman, Melissa; Cairns, Alan; Gibson, John; Knight, David; Irava, Wayne; Narimatsu, Junko; Sharma, Manohar; Somanathan, Aparnaa; Sur, Mona Disclosed

Rising inequality with high growth and falling poverty (English)

Inequality is on the rise in several countries in East Asia, most notably in China. The good news is that poverty declined rapidly at the same time. ... See More +

Brief 64377 JAN 01, 2011

Sharma, Manohar; Inchauste, Gabriela; Feng, Juan Disclosed

Innovations in rural and agriculture finance (English)

Overview, by Renate Kloeppinger-Todd and Manohar Sharma. Financial Literacy, by Monique Cohen. Community-Based Financial Organizations : Access to Finance for the Poorest, by Anne Ritchie. ... See More +

Publication 71071 JUL 01, 2010

Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate [editor]; Sharma, Manohar [editor]; Campaigne, Jonathan; Cohen, Monique; Collier, Benjamin; Deininger, Klaus; Fissha, Azeb; Gine, Xavier; Klein, Brigitte; Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate; Liu, Yanyan; Lonie, Susie; Mahajan, Vjay; Nair, Ajai; Rausch, Tom; Ritchie, Anne; Sharma, Manohar; Skees, Jerry R.; van Empel, Gerard; Vasumathi, K.; Wenner, Mark D.; Wiedmaier-Pfister, Martina French Disclosed

Innovations in rural and agriculture finance : Innovations en matiere de services financiers ruraux et agricoles (French)

Overview, by Renate Kloeppinger-Todd and Manohar Sharma. Financial Literacy, by Monique Cohen. Community-Based Financial Organizations : Access to Finance for the Poorest, by Anne Ritchie. ... See More +

Publication 71071 JUN 01, 2010

Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate [editor]; Sharma, Manohar [editor]; Campaigne, Jonathan; Cohen, Monique; Collier, Benjamin; Deininger, Klaus; Fissha, Azeb; Gine, Xavier; Klein, Brigitte; Kloeppinger-Todd, Renate; Liu, Yanyan; Lonie, Susie; Mahajan, Vjay; Nair, Ajai; Rausch, Tom; Ritchie, Anne; Sharma, Manohar; Skees, Jerry R.; van Empel, Gerard; Vasumathi, K.; Wenner, Mark D.; Wiedmaier-Pfister, Martina English Disclosed

Who migrates overseas and is it worth their while ? an assessment of household survey data from Bangladesh (English)

The paper assesses the costs and household level benefits of migrating overseas from Bangladesh. The authors survey households who have had overseas migrants to assess their characteristics compared to non-migrants. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5018 AUG 01, 2009

Sharma, Manohar; Zaman, Hassan Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127067 Working Paper
Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127068 Working Paper
The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126256 Working Paper
Risk and vulnerability in the Pacific (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123790 Brief
Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122270 Working Paper
East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Publication
Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration : recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker programme (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 124648 Working Paper
Expanding employment pathways for Pacific Islanders in the Australian and New Zealand aged care sectors (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 127400 Working Paper
Systematic country diagnostic for eight small Pacific Island countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 103573 Working Paper
Navigating turbulent waters : addressing looming policy challenges for revived growth and improved living standards (English)
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DEC 04, 2013 83242 Brief
Rising inequality with high growth and falling poverty (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 64377 Brief
Innovations in rural and agriculture finance (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 71071 Publication French
Innovations in rural and agriculture finance : Innovations en matiere de services financiers ruraux et agricoles (French)
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JUN 01, 2010 71071 Publication English
Who migrates overseas and is it worth their while ? an assessment of household survey data from Bangladesh (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 WPS5018 Policy Research Working Paper