Publication date: 16 December 2015

Upon request by the LIBE committee, this research paper reviews the social and economic context of EU international labour migration policy, the status of relevant EU legislation and the available policy options.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: labour migration

Publication date: 16 November 2015

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Study "Determining labour shortages and the need for labour migration from third countries".
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: labour migration, labour shortage

Publication date: 30 June 2015

This study examines the interconnection between labour shortages in the Member States and labour migration policies from third countries to Member States.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: labour migration, labour shortage

Publication date: 03 December 2014

This flagship publication on migration analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries.

Publication date: 07 August 2012

This article examines ways of better identifying the role of mid- and low-skilled migration in filling labour and skill shortages.

Publication date: 28 April 2011

Does circular migration bring benefits? Is there evidence to support that it is preferred by migrants? This discussion paper examines the reasons behind the upsurge of interest in circular migration as well as benefits and improvements proposed to such models.

Publication date: 01 December 2006

What is the Belgian approach towards highly skilled workers from third countries? This study examines in detail the selection criteria, admission requirements, procedures for issuing work permits and the available data on the subject.