Reimagining skilled migration partnerships to support development

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Author: Hooper, Kate


This report envisions a new form of partnership between immigrant sending and receiving countries to provide skill training opportunities in sending countries comparable to the training standards found in the receiving country. Graduates of such programs might remain in the home country or migrate to the receiving country. Through this type of partnership, people in both countries would benefit by relieving skill shortages in receiving countries and by training a cadre of skilled professionals to work in the home country. The cost of providing this type of training would be significantly...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Employment

Keywords: Skilled migration; Skill development; Skill needs; Recruitment; Labour mobility; Cost; Return on education and training

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Migration Policy Institute, 2018

Physical description: 20 p.

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Series: Migration Policy Institute policy brief; no. 5, September 2018

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 137.1116

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