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Managing International Migration for development in East Asia (English)

The objective of this book is to analyze the economic and social impact of international migration on labor sending and labor receiving countries in the East Asia region. ... See More +

Working Paper 93255 JUN 01, 2014

Adams, Richard H. Jr; Ahsan, Ahmad

A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations (English)

Discussions of high-skilled mobility typically evoke migration patterns from poorer to wealthier countries, which ignore movements to and between developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6863 MAY 01, 2014

Artuc, Erhan; Docquier, Frederic; Ozden, Caglar; Parsons, Christopher

Distortions in the international migrant labor market : evidence from Filipino migration and wage responses to destination country economic shocks (English)

The authors use an original panel dataset of migrant departures from the Philippines to identify the responsiveness of migrant numbers and wages to gross domestic product (GDP) shocks in destination countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 92929 APR 01, 2014

McKenzie, David; Theoharides, Caroline; Yang, Dean

Employing skilled expatriates : benchmarking skilled immigration regimes across economies (English)

The Employing Skilled Expatriates indicators analyze the skilled immigration regime relevant for foreign direct investment across 93 economies to provide comparable information about this regulatory space. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6708 NOV 01, 2013

De Smet, Dieter

Eliciting illegal migration rates through list randomization (English)

Most migration surveys do not ask about the legal status of migrants due to concerns about the sensitivity of this question. List randomization is a technique that has been used in a number of other social science applications to elicit sensitive information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6426 APR 01, 2013

McKenzie, David; Siegel, Melissa

Wage effects of high-skilled migration : international evidence (English)

The international migration of high-skilled workers may trigger productivity effects at the macro level such that the wage rate of skilled workers increases in host countries and decrease in source countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6317 JAN 01, 2013

Grossmann, Volker; Stadelmann, David

Projecting demand for skilled foreign labor and meeting skills shortages : selected country approach (English)

Policy makers apply skilled labor gap projections to their immigration policies in a number of ways including: differentiating immigration policies by region, based on skills supply and demand mismatches; introducing more flexibility in admissions policies to acquire specific skills; and designing programs to actively attract immigrants with specific needed skills to specific occupations. ... See More +

Working Paper 76950 JAN 01, 2013

Irving, Jacqueline Russian

Projecting demand for skilled foreign labor and meeting skills shortages : selected country approach (Russian)

Policy makers apply skilled labor gap projections to their immigration policies in a number of ways including: differentiating immigration policies by region, based on skills supply and demand mismatches; introducing more flexibility in admissions policies to acquire specific skills; and designing programs to actively attract immigrants with specific needed skills to specific occupations. ... See More +

Working Paper 76950 JAN 01, 2013

Irving, Jacqueline

Performance of skilled migrants in the U.S. : a dynamic approach (English)

The initial occupational placements of male immigrants in the United States labor market vary significantly by country of origin even when education and other individual factors are taken into account. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6140 JUL 01, 2012

Mattoo, Aaditya; Neagu, Ileana Cristina; Ozden, Caglar

Distortions in the international migrant labor market :evidence from Filipino migration and wage responses to destination country economic shocks (English)

The authors use an original panel dataset of migrant departures from the Philippines to identify the responsiveness of migrant numbers and wages to gross domestic product shocks in destination countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6041 APR 01, 2012

McKenzie, David; Theoharides, Caroline; Yang, Dean

Migration and remittances during the global financial crisis and beyond (English)

Immigrants tend to be more negatively affected by economic crisis than natives, particularly when governments apply strict immigration controls. ... See More +

Publication 69313 JAN 01, 2012

Cohen, Jeffrey H.; Ratha, Dilip; Sirkeci, Ibrahim

Amendment to Administration Agreement with EC for TF071104 Conformed (English)

Agreement DEC 20, 2011

Pardinas Ocana,Claudia M.

Where on earth is everybody ? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000 (English)

Global matrices of bilateral migrant stocks spanning 1960–2000 are presented, disaggregated by gender and based primarily on the foreign-born definition of migrants. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5709 JUN 01, 2011

Ozden, Caglar; Parsons, Christopher R.; Schiff, Maurice; Walmsley, Terrie L.

Diaspora effects in international migration : key questions and methodological issues (English)

This paper reviews the existing literature on the impact of migrants networks on the patterns of international migration. It covers the theoretical channels at stake in the global effect of the networks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5721 JUN 01, 2011

Beine, Michel; Docquier, Frederic; Ozden, Caglar

Eight questions about brain drain (English)

High-skilled emigration is an emotive issue that in popular discourse is often referred to as brain drain, conjuring images of extremely negative impacts on developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5668 MAY 01, 2011

Gibson, John; McKenzie, David

Bangladesh - Repatriation and Livelihood Restoration for Migrant Workers Project (English)

Project Information Document AB6490 MAR 18, 2011

Impacts of international migration and remittances on child outcomes and labor supply in Indonesia : how does gender matter ? (English)

This paper aims to investigate empirically how international migration and remittances in Indonesia, particularly female migration, affect child outcomes and labor supply behavior in sending households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5591 MAR 01, 2011

Nguyen, Trang; Purnamasari, Ririn

The wage effects of immigration and emigration (English)

Immigrants in Rome or Paris are more visible to the public eye than the Italian or French engineers in Silicon Valley, especially when it comes to the debate on the effects of immigration on the employment and wages of natives in high-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5556 FEB 01, 2011

Docquier, Frederic; Ozden, Caglar; Peri, Giovanni

Emigration and democracy (English)

Migration is an important yet neglected determinant of institutions. This paper documents the channels through which emigration affects home country institutions and considers dynamic-panel regressions for a large sample of developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5557 FEB 01, 2011

Docquier, Frederic; Lodigiani, Elisabetta; Rapoport, Hillel; Schiff, Maurice

Remittances and the brain drain revisited : the micro data show that more educated migrants remit more (English)

Two of the most salient trends in migration and development over the last two decades are the large rise in remittances and in the flow of skilled migrants. ... See More +

Journal Article 71887 FEB 01, 2011

Bollard, Albert; McKenzie, David; Morten, Melanie; Rapoport, Hillel; Hawkins, Loraine; Osornprasop, Sutayut

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Managing International Migration for development in East Asia (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 93255 Working Paper
A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6863 Policy Research Working Paper
Distortions in the international migrant labor market : evidence from Filipino migration and wage responses to destination country economic shocks (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2014 92929 Journal Article
Employing skilled expatriates : benchmarking skilled immigration regimes across economies (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6708 Policy Research Working Paper
Eliciting illegal migration rates through list randomization (English)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6426 Policy Research Working Paper
Wage effects of high-skilled migration : international evidence (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 WPS6317 Policy Research Working Paper
Projecting demand for skilled foreign labor and meeting skills shortages : selected country approach (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 76950 Working Paper Russian
Projecting demand for skilled foreign labor and meeting skills shortages : selected country approach (Russian)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 76950 Working Paper
Performance of skilled migrants in the U.S. : a dynamic approach (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2012 WPS6140 Policy Research Working Paper
Distortions in the international migrant labor market :evidence from Filipino migration and wage responses to destination country economic shocks (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2012 WPS6041 Policy Research Working Paper
Migration and remittances during the global financial crisis and beyond (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 69313 Publication
Amendment to Administration Agreement with EC for TF071104 Conformed (English)
See More +
DEC 20, 2011 Agreement
Where on earth is everybody ? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000 (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2011 WPS5709 Policy Research Working Paper
Diaspora effects in international migration : key questions and methodological issues (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2011 WPS5721 Policy Research Working Paper
Eight questions about brain drain (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2011 WPS5668 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Repatriation and Livelihood Restoration for Migrant Workers Project (English)
See More +
MAR 18, 2011 AB6490 Project Information Document
Impacts of international migration and remittances on child outcomes and labor supply in Indonesia : how does gender matter ? (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2011 WPS5591 Policy Research Working Paper
The wage effects of immigration and emigration (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2011 WPS5556 Policy Research Working Paper
Emigration and democracy (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2011 WPS5557 Policy Research Working Paper
Remittances and the brain drain revisited : the micro data show that more educated migrants remit more (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2011 71887 Journal Article