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Author Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Title From immigration to integration : local solutions to a global challenge / Organisation for Economic Co-operation And Development
Published Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (325 pages)
Series Local economic and employment development
Contents Foreword; Table of contents; Executive Summary; Introduction. Integrating Immigrants: Finding the Right Policy Mix to Tackle a Governance Problem; Chapter 1. From Immigration to Integration: Comparing Local Practices; Chapter 2. Integrating Immigrants in Canada: Addressing Skills Diversity; Chapter 3. Innovating in the Supply of Services to Meet the Needs of Immigrants in Italy; Chapter 4. Routes into Employment for Refugees: A Review of Local Approaches in London; Chapter 5. Local Responses to a New Issue: Integrating Immigrants in Spain
Chapter 6. Focusing on the Young: Integration in SwitzerlandAbout the Authors
Summary Today the battle for talent is as important as the battle for capital. In the knowledge economy, skilled migrants can offer a significant comparative advantage to local economies. Unskilled migrants are also in demand, particularly where demographic change reduces the self-sufficiency of local labour markets. Yet for the potential advantages of migration to be harnessed, it is crucial that immigration be accompanied by integration, or effective mechanisms for ensuring that immigrants are incorporated into labour markets, the economy and society. Paradoxically, at the same time that migration i
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Foreign workers -- Government policy -- OECD countries
Manpower policy -- OECD countries
OECD countries -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy
Form Electronic book
Author Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Contributor
Local Economic and Employment Development (Program), Content Provider
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Content Provider
Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development, Content Provider
LC no. 2007397110
ISBN 9789264028968 (electronic bk.)
926402896X (electronic bk.)