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The Jordanian migration system in transition

Allan M. Findlay

ILO Working Papers from International Labour Organization

Abstract: Based on data available from various surveys and other information sources, attempts to determine the volume and characteristics of recent return migration flows in Jordan. Focuses on the impact of return migration on Jordanian domestic labour market and economy and concludes with an overview of possible policy options for the coming years. Covers trends from 1970 to 1986 and projections from 1986 to 1990.

Keywords: return migration; migrant worker; labour market; immigration; emigration; migration policy; trend; Jordan; economic conditions; demographic aspect; labour force participation; civil service; private sector; educational level; level of qualification; employment status; occupational structure; industrial sector; remittance; employment opportunity; labour administration; human resources planning; statistical table; migration de retour; travailleur migrant; marché du travail; immigration; émigration; politique migratoire; tendance; Jordanie; conditions économiques; aspect démographique; taux d'activité; fonction publique; secteur privé; niveau d'enseignement; niveau de qualification; statut dans l'emploi; structure de l'emploi; secteur industriel; envoi de fonds; possibilités d'emploi; administration du travail; planification de la main-d'oeuvre; tableau statistique; retorno de los migrantes; trabajador migrante; mercado de trabajo; inmigración; emigración; política migratoria; tendencia; Jordania; condiciones económicas; aspecto demográfico; tasa de actividad de mano de obra; función pública; sector privado; nivel educativo; nivel de calificación; situación ocupacional; estructura del empleo; sector industrial; remesa de dinero; oportunidades de empleo; administración del trabajo; planificación de la mano de obra; cuadros estadísticos (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1987
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Published in International Migration for Employment, Working Papers

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