Migration and Mobility in Europe and Central Asia
Public concerns in Europe and Central Asia over the recent sharp increase in asylum seekers and undocumented migrants seem to reflect a broader anxiety about reduced job security, caused by technological developments and internationalization of production and work. Policy reforms should help both migrants and non-migrants cope with increased and unavoidable flexibility in labor markets.
PRESENTER: Hans Timmer, Chief Economist, Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
CHAIR: Dilip Ratha, Lead Economist, Head of KNOMAD, Social Protection and Labor Global Practice, World Bank
DISCUSSANT: Roberta Gatti, Chief Economist, Human Development Practice Group, World Bank