Ruhs, Martin (2009): Migrant rights, immigration policy and human development. Published in: Human Development Research Paper (HDRP) Series , Vol. 23, No. 2009
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This paper explores the potential impacts of the rights of migrant workers (“migrant rights”) on the human development of actual and potential migrants, their families, and other people in migrants’ countries of origin. A key feature of the paper is its consideration of how migrant rights affect both the capability to move and work in higher income countries (i.e. the access of workers in low-income countries to labour markets of higher-income countries) and capabilities while living and working abroad. The paper suggests that there may be a trade-off between the number and some of the rights of low-skilled migrants admitted to high-income countries and explores the implications for human development.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Migrant rights, immigration policy and human development|
|Keywords:||Migrant rights, immigration policy, human development, global labor markets|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources ; Human Development ; Income Distribution ; Migration
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
|Date Deposited:||12. Dec 2009 14:57|
|Last Modified:||31. May 2015 08:10|
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