Gibson, J., McKenzie, D., & Rohorua, H. (2013). Development impacts of seasonal and temporary migration: a review of evidence from the pacific and southeast Asia. Asian & the Pacific Policy Studies, published online 6 November 2013.
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Seasonal and temporary migration programs are widely used around the world, yet there is scant evidence as to their development impacts. Absent such evidence, it is difficult to evaluate whether the proliferation of temporary worker programs in recent years is a useful development. This article reviews studies that attempt to measure impacts of seasonal and temporary migration with a particular focus on evidence from the Pacific and Southeast Asia.
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