Migration News: “South Asia: A Special Report”

October 2008 Volume 15 Number 4 Labor migration from South Asia mostly involves: (1) workers going to work with two- or three-year contracts to the Gulf oil exporters; (2) a high share of women leaving to be domestic helpers from countries such as Sri Lan


Research Series: Recruitment Cost

1 June 2016, Transient Workers Count too The great majority of transnational migrant workers pay money in order to obtain jobs in other countries. The charges are often exorbitant. Most of the money goes to middlemen: agents in their own country or in des

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