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A Global Labor Market: Factors Motivating the Sponsorship and Temporary Migration of Skilled Workers to Australia

Khoo, Siew-Ean; McDonald, Peter; Voigt-Graf, Carmen; Hugo, Graeme


The recruitment of skilled foreign workers is becoming increasingly important to many industrialized countries. This paper examines the factors motivating the sponsorship and temporary migration of skilled workers to Australia under the temporary business entry program, a new development in Australia's migration policy. The importance of labor demand in the destination country in stimulating skilled temporary migration is clearly demonstrated by the reasons given by employers in the study while...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: International Migration Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-7379.2007.00076.x


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