Managed labor migration in Afghanistan: identifying host countries for management migration from Afghanistan

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Author: Smith, Rebekah


This paper is part of a series of background papers to the World Bank project on 'Afghanistan: managed international labor mobility as contribution to economic development and growth'. Foreign labor markets offer an excellent opportunity to improve employment and income outcomes for a country's workforce. However, if a sending country's workforce abroad is overly concentrated in a few receiving markets, it runs the risk of becoming dependent on conditions within those markets for employment opportunities and remittances for its workforce. A more managed migration approach to select...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Labour market; Employment; Income

Keywords: Labour mobility; Skill development; Policy implications; Financial aspects

Geographic subjects: Afghanistan; Middle East

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank, 2018

Physical description: [34] p.

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