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High-Skilled Migration – Drivers and Policies - Oxford Scholarship Online
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High-Skilled Migration: Drivers and Policies

Mathias Czaika


This book explores and critically reviews the complex relationship between contemporary high-skilled migration processes and skill-specific migration policies. The analytical and methodological approach is multidisciplinary, offering a broad and comprehensive perspective on high-skilled migration in the twenty-first century. It provides a comparative perspective focusing mainly on Europe and North America, but also taking into account high-skilled migration within and from the Global South. The book contributes in particular to the growing literature on high-skilled migration policies, the ‘ma ... More

Keywords: global skill market, skill competition, international migration processes, skill-selective policy, policy evolution, policy effectiveness

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198815273
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198815273.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mathias Czaika, editor
Director of International Migration Institute, University of Oxford

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