Recruiting immigrant workers: Germany 2013

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Recent reforms have put Germany among the OECD countries with the fewest restrictions on labour migration for highly-skilled occupations, yet inflows continue to be relatively low. As labour migration is supposed to be one means to help meet future labour and skill shortages caused by a shrinking working-age population, this book addresses the question of how to ensure that international recruitment can help meet urgent needs in the labour market which cannot be met locally. The review examines key issues in the design of the German labour migration system, on the demand side and on the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Migration; Governance; Skills and knowledge; Policy

Keywords: Migrants; Immigration; Recruitment; Regulation; Skill needs; Skill shortage; Skilled migration; OECD country

Geographic subjects: Germany; Europe

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2013

Physical description: 180 p.

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ISBN: 9789264189003 (print); 9789264189034 (pdf)

ISSN: 2225-7950 (print), 2225-7969 (online)

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 111.786

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