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Towards Safer and More Productive Migration for South Asia (English)

International migration for temporary employment is a critical component of South Asia’s development path, from both the jobs and remittance flows perspectives. ... See More +

Report 147272 MAR 31, 2020

Ahmed, S. Amer; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Lakatos,Csilla; Liaqat,Sundas; Khadka,Upasana; Wang,He; Sarwar,Sadia; Caron,Laura Kathryn; Yi,Soonhwa; Khan,Maryem; Bartl,Esther Maria 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

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

Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows (English)

The authors examine asymmetric information about migrant earnings and its implications for remittance behavior using a sample of Indian households with husbands working overseas in Qatar. ... See More +

Journal Article 129210 JAN 01, 2017

Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Zubrickas,Robertas Disclosed

Cluster country program evaluation on small states : Pacific Island countries program evaluation (FY05–15) (English)

This appendix is an adjunct to the main report. It is not intended as a free-standing Country Program Evaluation (CPE) on the World Bank in Tonga. ... See More +

Working Paper 108537 JAN 01, 2016

Charlier,Florence M.; Hutton,Stephen; Kavalsky,Basil G.; Rubbani,Swizen Disclosed

Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows (English)

This paper examine asymmetric information about migrant earnings and its implications for remittance behavior using a sample of Indian households with husbands working overseas in Qatar. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7368 JUL 15, 2015

Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Zubrickas,Robertas Disclosed

Modeling migration dynamics in Albania : a hazard function approach (English)

Since 1990 migration flows from Albania have been massive, relative to the size of the country and its population, but they have also fluctuated over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4945 MAY 01, 2009

Azzarri, Carlo; Carletto, Calogero Disclosed

Migration from Zambia : ensuring temporariness through cooperation (English)

The paper analyzes migration from Zambia in order to understand how migration policy can support development in the least developed countries. Overall emigration from Zambia is not high by regional standards, but the pattern of migration is skewed toward the skilled and away from the unskilled. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4145 MAR 01, 2007

Amin, Mohammad; Mattoo, Aaditya Disclosed

Does temporary migration have to be permanent? (English)

The choice between temporary and permanent migration is today central to the design of migration policies. The authors draw a distinction between the two types of migration on the basis of the associated social cost and the dynamics of learning by migrants. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3582 MAR 01, 2005

Amin, Mohammad; Mattoo, Aaditya Disclosed