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Labour mobility : the ten billion dollar prize (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. The paper proposes a series reforms to enhance labor mobility opportunities for Pacific Island countries. Such reforms would result in a triple win benefitting migrants, labor sending, and labor receiving countries.


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    Curtain,Richard Leigh, Dornan,Matthew Selwyn, Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome, Howes,Stephen

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    PNG & PI,

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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    Labour mobility : the ten billion dollar prize

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    Labour Mobility;intergovernmental panel on climate change;Education and Training Policy;per capita income growth;negative net present value;seasonal worker;migrant;stock of migrant;number of migrants;migration for work;small island countries;education and health;inflow of remittance;working age population;barriers to growth;net income gain;impact of migration;code of conduct;arrangements for import;Rate of migration;terms of education;benefits of migration;risk and vulnerability;population by age;Aid for Trade;international labour mobility;human capital development;duration of stay;school attendance rate;social protection program;cost of remittance;reliance on foreign;source of income;families of migrants;number of workers;temporary skilled migrant;comments and feedback;student loan scheme;secondary education access;source income;country of birth;climate change risk;quality of supply;unemployed young people;labour market;open access;Brain Drain;receiving countries;atoll country;social impact;skilled migration;destination country;remittance flow;permanent residence;permanent migration;formal sector;aged care;migrant stock;outward migration;



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Curtain,Richard Leigh Dornan,Matthew Selwyn Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Howes,Stephen

Labour mobility : the ten billion dollar prize (English). Pacific possible series,background paper no. 1 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.