Publications & Documents


9-July-2014

English

Recruiting Immigrant Workers: New Zealand 2014

New Zealand, is one of the OECD countries with large and longstanding labour migration. The report finds that by and large, the New Zealand labour migration system is functioning well. Several features of the NZ immigration system, such as the Expression of Interest system, are gradually about to become an example for selection systems elsewhere in the OECD.

7-July-2014

English

Italy needs to improve immigrant integration in society and work, says OECD

Italy should step up its efforts to help immigrants and their children integrate into society and learn the skills they need to improve their job prospects and earnings, according to a new OECD report.

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7-July-2014

English

Jobs for Immigrants (Vol. 4) Labour Market Integration in Italy

This report presents an overview of the skills and qualifications of immigrants in Italy, their key labour market outcomes in international comparison, and their evolution over time, given the highly segmented Italian labour market and its high share of informal jobs.

20-May-2014

English, PDF, 420kb

The Fiscal and Economic Impact of Migration

Developing an accurate understanding of the fiscal and economic impacts of migration is essential to informing public debate. It is also vital if governments are to design effective policies that maximise the contribution of immigrants to their new homes.

20-May-2014

English, PDF, 475kb

"Is migration good for the economy?"

This edition of Migration Policy Debates looks at the evidence for how immigrants affect the economy in three main areas: The labour market, the public purse and economic growth.

20-May-2014

English, PDF, 603kb

"Is migration really increasing?"

This first edition of Migration Policy Debates looks at the magnitude and characteristics of the migration movements to Europe and the OECD and at how have they evolved over time.

7-May-2014

English

Health Workforce

Well-trained, well distributed and productive health workers are crucial for ensuring access to high quality and cost-effective health care in OECD countries. Current projects analyse different aspects of health workforce policy, including improving health workforce planning, dealing with geographic imbalances, and whether health workers put their skills to effective use in their jobs.

Related Documents

3-April-2014

English

Harnessing knowledge on the migration of highly skilled women

The migration of women is a growing phenomenon in most countries. About half of all international migrants are women, according to OECD data. Over the years, the body of knowledge on the participation of highly skilled women to migration flows has increased but despite this growing knowledge, there is low visibility of research findings for policy makers and multilateral organizations.

21-February-2014

English

Matching economic migration with labour market needs: EU-OECD conference in Brussels on 24-25 February 2014

The International Migration Division at the OECD together with the European Commission (DG Employment, Social affairs and Inclusion) organise a conference on migration and mobility and how to match economic migration with labour market needs.

4-February-2014

English, PDF, 5,743kb

Labour migration, skills & student mobility in Asia

This report is a summary of the major policy issues raised at discussions among experts and practitioners from various international organizations and several Asian countries at the “Third Roundtable on Labor Migration: Assessing Labor Market Requirements for Foreign Workers and Policies for Regional Skills Mobility.”

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