Recognizing Foreign Qualifications: Emerging Global Trends

Recognizing Foreign Qualifications: Emerging Global Trends. Migration Policy Institute. Lesleyanne Hawthorne. July 2013.

Rising numbers of skilled professionals are seeking to migrate and transnational companies increasingly are transferring personnel around the world. This skilled migration brings economic benefits but can pose significant challenges for national regulators who must decide whether these individuals are qualified to practice their occupations at destination. The report examines the qualifications assessment process for foreign workers in regulated occupations and identifies several emerging policies and trends driven in part by industry and employers. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

[PDF format, 22 pages, 661.82 KB].

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