The role of regional migration policy in the development of migration processes

Main Article Content

Roman Stakanov http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3412-8451

Abstract

The paper discusses an empirical examination of the impact of regional integration on the processes of international labour migration. For this purpose, the data from 16 regional integration organisations, accounting for more than 90% of the world’s immigration, were used. Despite different levels of integration, all regional organisations entered into separate agreements liberalising the movement of certain categories of workers. Our research has shown that the key factor determining the increase in the number of migrants is the economic growth in a host migrant region. On the other hand, the growth of the level of integration positively influences an inflow of immigrants, although this connection is not strong.

Article Details

How to Cite
STAKANOV, Roman. The role of regional migration policy in the development of migration processes. Economics, Management and Sustainability, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 70-78, apr. 2018. ISSN 2520-6303. Available at: <http://jems.sciview.net/index.php/jems/article/view/50>. Date accessed: 21 july 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.14254/jems.2018.3-1.7.
Section
Articles

References

Czaika, M., & Parsons, C. R. (2016). Supply-driven policy systems prove most effective in attracting high-skilled migrants. Retrieved from https://www.knomad.org/sites/default/files/2017-03/Policy%20Brief%205%20Attracting%20High-Skilled%20Migrants.pdf
Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations New York. (2015). International Migration Report 2015 Highlights. Retrieved from http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/publications/migrationreport/docs/MigrationReport2015_Highlights.pdf
European Central Bank. (2004). Regional Economic Integration. Retrieved from https://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/other/regionaleconintegrationglobalframework2005en.pdf?7ac24500beb528b3d89df3374dd5d5df
Figueiredo, E., Lima L. R. & Schaur G. (2014). Robust estimation of international trade specifications with heterogeneity in distance and policy effects. Retrieved from https://editorialexpress.com/cgi-bin/conference/download.cgi?db_name=MWITSpring2016&paper_id=22
OECD. (2014). Labor Migration, Skills & Student Mobility in Asia. Retrieved from http://www.oecd.org/migration/Labour-migration-skills-student-mobility-in-Asia.pdf
OECD. (2016). International Migration Outlook 2016. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/migr_outlook-2016-en
The World Bank. (2018a). Personal remittances, received (current US$). Retrieved from https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/BX.TRF.PWKR.CD.DT
The World Bank. (2018b). GDP (current US$). Retrieved from http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.MKTP.CD
United Nations. (2015). Trends in international migration. Retrieved from http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/publications/populationfacts/docs/MigrationPopFacts20154.pdf
United Nations. (2016). Trends in International Migration Stock: The 2015 Revision. Retrieved from http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/data/estimates2/docs/MigrationStockDocumentation_2015.pdf