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  • 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...

  • COVID-19 Impact on International Migration, Remittances, and Recipient Households in Developing Asia

    This brief assesses the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on migrant workers, how reduced remittances will affect households and economies in Asia and the Pacific, an...

  • Social Protection Across Borders - Policy Brief October 2019

    As a network of migrant support organisations, grassroots movements, and research institutes from across the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), the Mekong Migration Network (MMN) ...

  • Labor migration in the greater Mekong sub-region - synthesis report : phase 1

    Migration has been occurring in the GMS for centuries, largely in an informal and unregulated fashion. The GMS Labor Migration program, launched in June 2005 as part of the Worl...

  • Myanmar’s first census in more than 30 years: A radical revision of the official population count

    A report by Chantal Cases, Gilles Pison, Marie-Paule Reydet, Catriona Dutreuilh, Isabelle Milan on Myanmar’s first census in more than 30 years, analysing discrepancies between...

  • Displacement and Dispossession: Forced Migration and Land Rights

    This report, Displacement and Dispossession: Forced Migration and Land Rights in Burma focuses on land confiscation by Government forces, responsible for Burma’s most acute Hous...

  • The 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census: Thematic Report on Migration and Urbanization

    This report presents the findings on Migration and Urbanization. Migration is measured either over the lifetime of individuals or in terms of more recent moves. The level of int...

  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Migration Activities

    This webpage provides a summary of migration activities in Lao PDR, specifically migration profiles and interconnecting needs.

  • Great Family of Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities

    The country currently has 54 ethnic groups. Among the 54 ethnic groups, there are ethnic groups who were originally born and developed in Vietnam territory, and other ethnic gro...

  • 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...

  • The Harsh Life of Thailand’s Migrant Workers

    An article about the plight of Thailand's migrant workers.

  • Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Shrimp and Seafood Processing Areas in Thailand

    Information about the project Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Shrimp and Seafood Processing Areas in Thailand intended to create an industry that is free of child l...

  • From the Tiger to the Crocodile: Abuse of Migrant Workers in Thailand

    The thousands of migrant workers from Burma, Cambodia, and Laos who cross the border into Thailand each year trade near-certain poverty at home for the possibility of relative p...

  • Restricted Rights: Migrant Women Workers in Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia

    This report presents the results of new research into the lives and conditions facing migrant women workers in Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia. In particular, it presents the fi...

  • ‘Voluntary’ Migration in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    The Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) (GoL) seeks to transform what it considers to be a traditional, rural economy into a modernised, market-oriented system ...

  • A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

    The Asia and Pacific region is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Unabated warming could significantly undo previous achievements of economic development and...

  • Internal vs. international migration: Impacts of remittances on child well-being in Vietnam

    This paper focuses on the effects of domestic and international remittances on children’s well-being. Using data from the 1992-1993 and 1997-1998 Vietnam Living Standards Survey...

  • Internal labor migration as a shock-coping strategy: Evidence from a typhoon

    The aim of this paper is to analyze how internal labor migration facilitates shock-coping in rural economies, using the example of Vietnam. Employing highly precise satellite da...

  • Lao labor migration and remittance, trends and economic and livelihood implications

    This report looks into Laos international labour migration, its economic and livelihood aspects, trends and implications. The author examines the global distribution of Laos mig...

  • 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...

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