Reducing Migration Costs and Maximizing Human Development

Philip L. Martin (Edited by Irena Omelaniuk)
Published in
Global Perspectives on Migration and Development (2012)

This chapter was prepared for discussion at the Roundtable Session 2.1 on “Reducing the costs of migration and maximizing human development,” at the Global Forum on Migration and Development held in Athens, Greece, on November 4–5, 2009. It elaborates on the job-matching recruiters, recruitment costs, the four-stage recruitment process, and recruitment regulations and realities in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Philippines, and Sri Lanka.