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      Migration 2 March 2017

      Looking Beyond Economics to Explain Labor Migration

      To what extent do culture and politics influence people's decision to migrate? Greg Randolph shares insights from his recent field visit to Nepal.

      Migration 3 October 2014

      Pulang Pergi: Examining the Impact of Migration in Communities of Origin.

      With over 6 million Indonesians working abroad and remittances totaling $7.4 billion in 2013, the documentary examines the impact of migration in communities of origin.

      Migration 9 December 2018

      Internal Migration Among the Youth in East Nusa Tenggara: It’s Not Just About the Money

      This report examines trends in migration to identify stages in a migrant’s life in which capacity building programs could help cultivate skills that lead to productive livelihoods and create jobs in communities of origin.

      by Viesda Pithaloka
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Policy Implications for a Mobile Workforce: Transport Costs as a Barrier to Employment

      This case study of South Africa explores the mismatch between residential location and economic opportunities as an important factor in determining workers’ economic participation and unemployment rates.

      by Shaista Amod et al.
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Migrants, Not Outcasts: Harnessing the Zambian diaspora

      This report reviews Zambia’s current relationship with its diaspora: existing initiatives to strengthen ties, as well as barriers to progress.

      by Tamara Billima, Felix Mwenge
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Women, Migration and Domestic Work in ASEAN: Serving “The Success Story”

      This report delves into the challenges faced by women migrant workers in the ASEAN region, particularly in domestic work. It analyses migratory trends, the challenges at different stages, and makes recommendations to strengthen the migration-development nexus.

      by Andreea R. Torre, Natalia Figge
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Migration, Growth and Secondary Towns in Tanzania

      This report delves into the significance of secondary towns, which enable social and economic mobility in rural populations by bridging the gap between semi-subsistence agriculture and urban capitalism.

      by Luc Christiaensen et al.
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Moving From Principle to Practice: Provision of Social Welfare to Internal Migrants in India to Enhance Work Opportunities

      This report discusses the need for social protection for migrant workers in India, particularly in the construction sector, given its high mobility and vulnerability among workers.

      by Partha Mukhopadhyay, Mukta Naik
      Migration 9 December 2018

      New Arrivals, New Opportunities: Tailoring Labor Market Policies to New Challenges in Sweden

      Sweden’s active labour market policies, an important pillar in its economic model, are being challenged by the evolving skills landscape and changing migration patterns. This report explores workforce changes and suggests steps for government and organisations to adapt.

      by Joel Hellstrand
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Chances for Young Refugees: On Access to Vocational Training and the Dynamics of Labor Market Integration in Germany

      Over one million asylum seekers and refugees entered Germany in 2015 and 2016 combined. Integrating them into the economy through vocational training and access to the labor market – through just jobs and appropriate forms of vocational training – is imperative both to their own survival and to the economic welfare of Germany

      by Philip Anderson

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