Demographics, Labor Mobility, and Productivity

Published By: ADBI on eSS | Published Date: October, 01 , 2012

This paper considers two major issues that need to be treated as matters of urgency. First, internal (within country) migrations in the Asian (ACI) region are mostly undocumented and large. It is shown there are significant differences in wages and human development measures to which migrants will respond. The second major issue is the emerging demographic imbalances in the form of aging, which will give dependency ratios that have never been experienced in all of recorded human existence. [ADBI Working Paper 387]. URL:[http://www.adbi.org/files/2012.10.11.wp387.demographics.labor.mobility.productivity.pdf].

Author(s): E J Wilson, K Jayanthakumaran | Posted on: Nov 05, 2012 | Views(739) | Download (146)


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