Corpus ID: 151015305

Global Economy and Labor Force Migration: The Case of Iranian Workers in Japan

  title={Global Economy and Labor Force Migration: The Case of Iranian Workers in Japan},
  author={Behrooz Asgari and Orie Yokoyama and Akiko Morozumi and Tom Hope},
A large number of Iranian youth left Iran for Japan hoping to fi nd high-paying jobs at the outset, and for the duration, of the bubble economy. When the bubble burst and unemployment began to increase in Japan, most of these workers returned to Iran, while some migrated to Canada, Australia, Thailand, Singapore and other Asian countries. This article assesses Iranian immigration via analysis of a database of Japanese government statistics, created for this research. This quantitative analysis… Expand


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