In commemoration of World AIDS Day, December 1, this issue of the Source examines health care worker migration
from regions such as AIDS devastated sub-Saharan Africa. Also read about migration issues affecting the Philippines, the EU, and South Korea. You'll find:
- An overview of the major challenges and policy responses concerning
migration of health care workers
from developing countries by MPI's Kimberly Hamilton and Jennifer Yau.
- An evaluation of
remittances to the Philippines,
by Dean Yang of the University of Michigan, with a focus on how changes in currency valuations affected decisions to
invest in education and enterprises.
- An analysis of
immigrants and EU labor markets
in light of European integration and enlargement by Louka T. Katseli of the OECD Development Center.
- A new
South Korea Country Profile
by Young-bum Park of Hansung University that highlights the country's policy responses to temporary labor demands and integration of North Korean refugees.
- A spotlight on the
foreign born from Korea in the US,
the country's seventh largest group of immigrants, by MPI's Jennifer Yau
- Our monthly Policy Beat provides updates on election-related stories, the departure of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, and a recent court ruling on Guantanamo Bay detainee treatment, by MPI's Jennifer Yau.
- A selection of new data resources, including the November 2004 US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report on the immigrant population.
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