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This edition of Migration Policy Debates reviews experience of Australia, Canada and New Zealand with the implementation of the Expression of Interest system. It identifies where the innovation of the EoI model lies, and discusses how and under which circumstances EoI can be adapted and adjusted to achieve the objectives set by economic migration policy in other OECD countries, especially in Europe.
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This edition of Migration Policy Debates reviews current challenges and good practices for making OECD health systems more resilient in the face of a refugee crisis, drawing from a debate at a joint OECD, the World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration conference on “Human Resources for Health (HRH): Integration of Refugees into Host Community Health Systems”.
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Germany faces growing labour shortages both in high- and medium-skilled occupations and well-managed labour migration is a key policy lever to mitigate these shortages.
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This edition of Migration Policy Debates brings key lessons learnt from the joint EASO-OECD conference “From panic to planning: unpacking the policy toolbox to anticipate migration trends” (Paris, June 2016) and presents lessons for improving information systems to reinforce the preparedness of reception and management systems.
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This edition of Migration Policy Debates looks at the reasons why existing Skills Mobility Partnership have not been taken up more widely and proposes concrete measures for making them work more globally.
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This Migration Data Brief focuses on the evolution of the working-age population with higher education and on the labour force of European countries up to 2030. It takes a particular look at the potential role of migration flows, based on projections carried out under the joint OECD - European Commission project, “Migration Demography Database: A Monitoring System of the Demographic Impact of Migration and Mobility”.
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This Migration Data Brief explores how migration has shaped the labour force in European countries during the period 2005-2015, paying a special attention to the contribution of migrant women. It is based on estimates carried out under the joint OECD - European Commission project, “Migration Demography Database: A Monitoring System of the Demographic Impact of Migration and Mobility”.
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This edition presents an overview of some “alternative pathways” that could help take the pressure off the main traditional pathways for refugees in general and assesses their potential application for Syrians in particular. Overall, these alternatives can help provide safe channels and good integration prospects to refugees who might otherwise be tempted to risk their fate with smugglers and illegal border crossing.
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This edition of Migration Policy Debates presents updated information on international migration in the Americas up to 2014 as well as on labour market outcomes of emigrants originating from the hemisphere. It also summarises available evidence on the emigration of doctors and nurses from the region.
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If Germany improves the responsiveness of education and training to the needs of refugees and other migrants, it will also improve integration outcomes.