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  • The fourth industrial revolution and international migration 

    McKenzie, Fiona (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2017-11-15)
    Technology, globalisation, and digitalisation are having a tremendous impact on education, employment, family, and migration globally. Termed the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, the digital revolution consists of developments in information technologies ...
  • Industry Dynamics in Growth Triangles: The E&E Industry in SIJORI 25 Years On 

    Hutchinson, Francis E.; Grunsven, Leo van (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-11-15)
    The SIJORI Growth Triangle, which encompasses Singapore, Johor (Malaysia) and Batam Island (Indonesia), was launched in 1989 as a ‘single investment destination’ offering differing factor endowments in close proximity. Singapore was the ‘core’ of the ...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Origin, Evolution, Special Features, and Economic Implications 

    Urata, Shujiro (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-10-30)
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was signed by its 12 members in February 2016 after concluding its difficult and long negotiations. The TPP is an ambitious agreement with high-level of trade and investment liberalization and comprehensive ...
  • Skilled migration policy and the labour market performance of immigrants 

    Tani, Massimiliano (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2017-09-30)
    This working paper examines whether migration policy, in addition to managing a country’s population size, is a suitable tool to influence immigrants’ labour market outcomes. It exploits a migration policy change that occurred in Australia in the late ...

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