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Labour market activity, occupational change and length of stay in the Gulf

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DEMIG project paper no. 12
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This paper analyses the relationship between migration duration and occupational changes, using the case of Indian expatriates in the Gulf States. De jure, permanent migration to a Gulf state is almost impossible, leaving a (renewable) temporary work visa the only option available for Indian migrants. De facto, however, ‘temporary’ stay can last for years or even decades, and thus, questions about the factors influencing the timing of return become relevant. This analysis, based on two rounds...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
International Migration Institute
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
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International Migration Institute
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ERC Grant Agreement 240940
Publisher:
International Migration Institute Publisher's website
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IMI Working Papers
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http://www.imi.ox.ac.uk/publications/index/working_papers
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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English
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2012-11-12

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