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  • ‘Whether you go illegally or legally in the end it’s the same, you’re cheated’ - A study of formal and informal recruitment practices of Lao workers migrating to Thailand

    The research presented in this report would not have been possible without the cooperation of numerous individuals, organisations, and companies. The research team is particular...

  • Rural-urban migration and employment quality: A case study from Thailand

    This study investigates the effects of rural–urban migration on economic development in Thailand. It draws upon a panel database of 2,000 rural households collected from 2008 to...

  • Trapped in the kitchen of the world: The situation for migrant workers in Thailand’s poultry industry (Report #76)

    Interviews with 98 migrant workers employed by four different Thai poultry producers, that all have exported to Sweden during the last three years, show an extensive variation o...

  • Work Permits for Foreign Nationals

    The Foreign Working Act of 2008 requires all foreigners working in Thailand to obtain a work permit prior to starting work in the Kingdom and describes the procedures for issuan...

  • Timber markets and trade between Laos and Vietnam: A commodity chain analysis of Vietnamese driven timber flow

    This study examines the timber trade between Laos and Vietnam, exploring power and political dynamics of the trade between the two countries. The study has adopted a commodity c...

  • Illegal Immigration to and through Thailand

    The Thai police bureau commissioner reports that approximately 500,000 illegal aliens currently live in Thailand. Most are believed to be Burmese employed in fishing and agricul...

  • Analysis of investments of China and other neighboring countries and their Influence on the development context in Lao PDR

    A brief overview of foreign investment in Laos, predominantly from China, but also from other neighboring countries, and their effect on Laos' development, politics, and percept...

  • Infographic: The Controversial Laos-China Railway

    This article is an infographic providing a route map and details about the development of the Lao-China railway project.

  • Social security and labor migration in ASEAN

    This policy brief takes a preliminary look at portability of social security in ASEAN, particularly old-age, retirement, and survivor benefits. Portability of social security af...

  • Labour migration landscape in Asia (2015): Recent trends and policies

    This presentation provides an update on trends in migration and policies in Asia. Data is provided on intra-ASEAN migration shares; shares of outflow of international migrant wo...

  • Labour migration landscape in Asia (2014): Recent trends in migration and policies

    A presentation analysing recent trends in migration and policies in Asia. Data is provided on the outflow of migrants to Gulf countries, southeast Asian countries, and Korea. Pu...

  • Thailand, the plight of Burmese migrant workers

    The paper examines key issues and problems faced by Burmese migrant workers and their families, the Royal Thai Government and the employers. Hundreds of thousands of Burmese mig...

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