Achieving skill mobility in the ASEAN economic community: challenges, opportunities, and policy implications

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Despite clear aspirations by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to create an effective and transparent framework to facilitate movements among skilled professionals within the ASEAN by December 2015, progress has been slow and uneven. This report examines the challenges ASEAN member states face in achieving the goal of greater mobility for the highly skilled, including hurdles in recognizing professional qualifications, opening up access to certain jobs, and a limited willingness by professionals to move due to perceived cultural, language, and socioeconomic differences....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Labour market; Policy; Economics; Qualifications

Keywords: Skilled migration; Labour mobility; Policy implications; Equivalence of qualifications; Economic impact

Geographic subjects: Asia

Published: Mandaluyong City, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2016

Physical description: vii, 24 p.

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http://www.adb.org/publications/achieving-skill-mobility-asean-economic-community

Also called: Achieving skill mobility in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations economic community: challenges, opportunities, and policy implications

ISBN: 9789292571177 (print); 9789292571184 (online)

Resource type: Report

Rights: This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO license (CC BY 3.0 IGO). To view a copy of the licence visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo/

Call number: TD/TNC 123.544

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