Employer decision-making around skill shortages, employee shortages and migration: literature review


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This review of available UK and international literature looks at how employers make decisions around skill and employee shortages, and how they trade off factors such as skills, employee availability and pay against each other. It examines strategies and measures employers use, or have used, to address skills and employee shortages, and the success of these strategies and measures. It explores how they trade off factors such as employee skills, availability and pay against each other. In particular, it looks at both the reasons for hiring migrants as a response to skill and employee...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Labour market; Employment; Migration; Industry

Keywords: Literature review; Employers; Decision making; Skill shortage; Labour shortage; Skilled migration; Occupational research; Occupation; Labour supply

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Birmingham and Coventry, England: University of Birmingham and Warwick Institute for Employment Research, 2020

Physical description: 60 p.

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On title page: Report commissioned by the Migration Advisory Committee

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 145.367

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