Achieving Skill Mobility in the ASEAN Economic Community: Challenges, Opportunities, and Policy Implications

Published By: Asian Development Bank | Published Date: February, 01 , 2016

This report examines the challenges ASEAN member states face in achieving the goal of greater mobility for the highly skilled, including hurdles in recognizing professional qualifications, opening up access to certain jobs, and a limited willingness by professionals to move due to perceived cultural, language, and socioeconomic differences. The cost of these barriers is staggering and could reduce the region’s competitiveness in the global market.

Author(s): Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Guntur Sugiyarto, Dovelyn Rannveig Mendoza, Brian Salant | Posted on: Jun 16, 2017 | Views() | Download (351)

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