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This book paves the way for further research and policy analysis of a range of issues around international migration which are of high priority for many OECD countries.
Can migration contribute to economic progress? Work of the Development Centre on Migration and Development demonstrates the gains from increased international labour mobility. It also shows how policies can optimise the benefits for sending and receiving countries, and the migrants themselves.
„Jobs for Immigrants: Labour Market Integration in Australia, Denmark, Germany and Sweden“ - Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund haben es auf dem deutschen Arbeitsmarkt deutlich schwererer, eine angemessene Beschäftigung zu finden als Personen ohne Migrationshintergrund. Dies ist zum Teil auf das geringere Bildungsniveau von Migranten zurückzuführen. Doch auch bei gleicher Bildung schneiden Migranten und deren Kinder deutlich
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Flows of migrant workers are increasing. Almost three million long-term migrants enter OECD countries legally every year, and the numbers will continue to rise as host countries grapple with falling birth rates and ageing populations. Immigration offers clear benefits to advanced countries, with some sectors already lacking the labour and skills they need to meet demand. For migrants, attractions include a higher standard of living
This publication presents reviews of the labour market integration of immigrants and their children in four OECD countries (Australia, Denmark, Germany and Sweden), and provides country-specific recommendations.
Why is it so difﬁcult to get the international picture right with respect to the extent of migration ﬂows? This Brief explains the reasons and proposes some practical steps that could be taken to improve the situation.
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"The comparability of International Migration Statistics", Stats Brief, July 2005
Will the extension of trade liberalisation and increases in foreign direct investment accompanying the process of regional integration and globalisation contribute over the long-term to a greater control over migration flows? To what extent can a...