Gaining from migration : migration trends and policy lessons in the Greater Mekong Sub-region / The World Bank.
Contributor(s): World Bank. Thailand Office.Material type: BookCall no.: DOC 2012 698414Publication: Bangkok : World Bank, c2012Description: ix, 47 : col. ill.Subject(s): Emigration and immigration | Mekong River Region -- Emigration and immigration
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Abbreviations and acronyms -- executive summary -- introduction -- 1. Migration context -- 1.1 migration overview -- a) international migration and remittance trends -- b) regional migration and remittance overview -- 1.2 determinants of migration -- a) global migration -- b) regional determinants of migration -- 1.3 migrant characteristics -- a) migrants in EAP and the GMS -- b) comparative characteristics -- Myanmar migrants and Thais -- 2. Migration policy perspectives -- 2.1 economic effects of immigration on recipient countries -- a) economic growth -- b) labor market -- 2.2 economic impact on labor sending countries and risks facing immigrants -- a) economic growth and poverty -- b) remittances to Myanmar -- c) risks facing emigrants -- 2.3 public services for migrants -- a) health care -- b) education -- 2.4 migration management -- a) migration management worldwide -- b) migration policies, institutions, and management in the GMS -- c) migration formalization in the GMS.
3. Conclusions -- 3.1 Myanmar: remittances, circular migration, and migrant protection -- a) facilitating remittances and their developmental impact -- b) bolstering circular migration -- c) expanding core legal and protection services for emigrants -- 3.2 Thailand: regularization, enforcement and services for migrants -- a) reducing obstacles to regularizing migrants and migration -- b) protecting immigrants' rights through employers -- c) further improving migrants' access to essential services -- 3.3 the GMS: policy harmonization, institutional strengthening, and awareness -- a) harmonizing migration policies -- b) strengthening institutional arrangements for migration management -- c) building public awareness about migration at the country and ASEAN regional level.
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