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Labour and Migration

Research

Labour and Migration

Labour Mobility | Employment | Rural Development | Social Welfare | Labour Adjustment Management | Migrant Networks | And Social Protections

Labour and migration have always been an important topic of research and discussions. ERIA dives deep into it through a range of sub-topics surrounding labour and migration, such as labour mobility, employment, rural development, social welfare, labour adjustment management, migrant networks, and social protections. Furthermore, ERIA also works on problems related to labour and migration such as gender wage gap and inequality.

Publications

31 March 2023
The evolving economic architecture in the Indo-Pacific rests squarely on the post-war construct of the Asia-Pacific, which is [...]
15 June 2022
HERE, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.   Robots and artificial [...]
11 April 2022
With the coronavirus disease (COVID-19, the spread of teleworking means that people do not necessarily have to live [...]
27 January 2022
It is well documented that firms that participate in global value chains (GVCs) are larger and more productive, [...]
11 November 2021
The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) is a unique cooperation initiative, bringing in scope for transnational cooperation between Partner countries, [...]
7 October 2021
This research study focuses on measuring the possible spillover effects of socio-economic interactions on COVID-19 pandemic vulnerability across [...]
6 July 2021
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has created unprecedented difficulties for the economies of the Association of Southeast Asian [...]
1 July 2021
The Summary of ERIA Research Projects 2020-2021 provides an overview of both new and ongoing projects that [...]
29 June 2021
Can you imagine the life of octogenarians, nonagenarians, or centenarians? It may be difficult if you do not [...]
25 June 2021
Thailand is one of the fastest-ageing countries in the world. The proportion of the population aged 60 and over [...]
9 June 2021
As people’s mobility determines the spread of COVID-19 virus, this paper scrutinises factors that drive their [...]
7 June 2021
This paper studies the impact of COVID-19 on different demographic groups in the Thai labour market using the [...]
3 March 2021
This book examines driving factors and the effects of globalisation on economic development through firm and product-level data.[...]
23 February 2021
Using the staggered roll-out of the Indonesian Conversion to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Programme, we show that a [...]
18 February 2021
Viet Nam has enjoyed more than a generation of rapid economic growth, led by labour-intensive exports. This form [...]
12 November 2020
The international migration of nurses and care workers is increasing. Many factors, such as population ageing and the [...]
8 November 2020
Unlike studies that analyse the impact of robotics technology on employment at the industry or firm level, this [...]
6 November 2020
Do incentives to innovate create demand for skilled workers more than proportionately? We study the question using the [...]
7 August 2020
The tax incentives designed to stimulate firm investment may have a large impact on labour market outcomes. Using [...]
6 August 2020
This paper examines the impacts of advanced technology on a possible change in workers’ skills, wages, and [...]
4 August 2020
Advanced machines and technology replace workers through automation. However, capital–labour substitution need not reduce aggregate labour [...]
18 May 2020
This study assesses the links between global value chain (GVC) participation and the labour market to examine the [...]
24 April 2020
The impacts of imports on the domestic labour market have been hotly debated recently. The purpose of this [...]
6 March 2020
This paper reviews the tariff policies and their impact on the wages of workers in manufacturing during the [...]
14 February 2020
Global value chains (GVCs) may have distributional consequences for the relative demand for skilled labour. This study relates [...]
10 February 2020
This study examines the impact of inward foreign direct investment on the wages and employment of skilled and [...]
25 October 2019
This paper summarises the major findings and arguments in the literature on the impact of globalisation on firm [...]
28 February 2019
This paper analyses the sources of employment growth and assesses the contribution of exports to job creation in [...]
28 February 2019
Workers in the Mekong Subregion migrate within their countries and beyond their country borders in search of better [...]
28 February 2017
Attracting highly skilled workers is a major element in the economic development of many countries, especially developing ones. [...]
26 January 2016
This paper looks at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) cooperation on rural development, employment creation, and [...]
1 December 2015
The integration processes of ASEAN are ushering changes in the labour market across the region. Unions complain that [...]
24 November 2015
Migration between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states will increase when the ASEAN Economic Community ([...]
22 June 2015
We shed light on diverse informal remittance methods of Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand. Based on the questionnaire [...]
22 June 2015
Singapore is an open economy that is critically dependent on leveraging external resources to achieve its economic growth. [...]
30 March 2015
While the impact of globalization on income inequality has received a lot of attention, little is known about [...]
20 March 2015
ASEAN has established mutual recognition arrangements (MRAs) on eight professional services. This paper assesses the progress of these [...]
19 March 2015
ASEAN Economic Ministers signed the Agreement on the Movement of Natural Persons (MNP) in 2012. This is a new [...]
8 May 2014
We provide cogent evidence for the causal pro-trade effect of migrants and in doing so establish an important [...]
5 May 2014
This Policy Brief raises some policy issues regarding the capacity of the ASEAN region's education system in [...]
3 December 2013
The role of education is crucial in process of economic development. Initially, investments in training and education produce [...]
26 December 2012
Ever since 2007, ASEAN member countries agree to accelerate the establishment of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015 with the [...]
1 July 2012
Structural change has a far-reaching impact on inequality. It exposes the population to challenges and opportunities. Foreign trade [...]
6 June 2012
This paper investigates relationships between innovation input, innovation output and labor productivity in China for four major manufacturing [...]
1 May 2012
ASEAN countries are discussing a possible template for trade in goods chapter of so-called ASEAN++ FTA (also known [...]
1 March 2011
The ERIA research working group on economic integration toward an ASEAN Economic Community has conducted various studies on [...]
1 March 2010
PROFESSOR FUKUNARI KIMURA (PROJECT SUPERVISOR): Chief Economist, Economic Research Institutefor ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia. Professor, Faculty [...]
1 March 2010
DR.SHUJIRO URATA (PROJECT SUPERVISOR): Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies,Waseda University, Japan; Senior Researcher Advisor to [...]
7 March 2009
The unprecedented development of production networks in East Asia has been investigated, both theoretically and empirically, employing the [...]

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