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International Labour Migration in East Asia: trends, patterns and policy issues

Athukorala, Premachandra


This paper examines emerging patterns of labour migration in East Asia and related policy issues from the perspective of labour-importing countries. Following a survey of the characteristics of labour flows stemming from, but more importantly occurring within, the region, it probes inter-country differences, both in the timing of the entry of migrant workers and the degree of dependency on migrant labour in the context of rapid economic growth and labour market change. There is clear evidence...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian-Pacific Economic Literature
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8411.2006.00176.x


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