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The recruitment industry in the Philippines: government-business relations in the overseas employment program

Blank, Nathan Ryan

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No major country in the world is as reliant on migrant remittance flows as is the Philippines, with some 8-11 million workers overseas sending $17 billion back home each year. As important as these flows are to the Philippine economy, the export of labor has never been part of a coherent development strategy. At least 13 major government agencies are involved in matters pertaining to overseas Filipino workers, but the result is more of a patchwork of overlapping roles than a systematic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-04-09
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11551

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