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The demand for high-skilled workers and immigration policy

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dc.creator Bauer, Thomas K.
dc.creator Kunze, Astrid
dc.date 2004
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-16T07:09:26Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-16T07:09:26Z
dc.date.issued 2013-10-16
dc.identifier http://hdl.handle.net/10419/20234
dc.identifier ppn:378235699
dc.identifier.uri http://koha.mediu.edu.my:8181/xmlui/handle/10419/20234
dc.description This paper provides a descriptive analysis of the demand for high-skilled workers using a new firm data set, the IZA International Employer Survey 2000. Our results suggest that while workers from EU-countries are mainly complements to domestic high-skilled workers, workers from non-EU countries are hired because of a shortage of high-skilled labour. The paper, furthermore, provides a short description of recent German policy initiatives regarding the temporary immigration of high-skilled labour. In view of our descriptive results these temporary immigration policies seem, however, to satisfy only partly the demand of firms interested in recruiting foreign high-skilled workers. A more comprehensive immigration policy covering also the permanent immigration of high-skilled workers appears to be necessary.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher
dc.relation IZA Discussion paper series 999
dc.rights http://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen
dc.subject J61
dc.subject F22
dc.subject ddc:330
dc.subject migration
dc.subject high-skilled workers
dc.subject IZA employer survey
dc.subject Hochqualifizierte Arbeitskräfte
dc.subject Arbeitsnachfrage
dc.subject Einwanderungsrecht
dc.subject Migrationspolitik
dc.subject Schätzung
dc.subject Deutschland
dc.title The demand for high-skilled workers and immigration policy
dc.type doc-type:workingPaper


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