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Back to the future?

Subtitle:
Can Europe meet its labour needs through temporary migration?
Abstract:

Around 1974, most Western European countries abandoned policies of migrant labour recruitment, and moved towards increasingly restrictive entry rules. Today, employers, politicians and European Commission officials are considering a return to policies of systematic admission of migrant workers. Temporary or seasonal migrant worker programs have already been introduced in a number of countries. This paper inquires whether Europe is likely to return to pre-1974 migrant labour approaches. It exa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Author
Publisher:
International Migration Institute Publisher's website
Series:
IMI Working Papers
Publication date:
2006-01-01
URN:
uuid:426ef419-d840-46fc-a45b-3159dff5bfe3
Local pid:
ora:5353

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