Textbox 5: Measuring the Household Effects of Temporary Overseas Work: A Unique New Study in India

Chapter
Part of the Global Migration Issues book series (IOMS, volume 1)

Abstract

Millions of workers from developing countries migrate overseas each year for temporary, high-wage work. Indians, Pakistanis, and other foreigners constitute the majority of the population in countries like the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar. These flows have become large enough to consider them as a force shaping global development.

Keywords

Labor Force Participation United Arab Emirate Construction Project Indian Worker Guest Worker 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Global DevelopmentWashingtonUSA

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