The Limits of Immigration Policies

@article{Oishi2012TheLO,
  title={The Limits of Immigration Policies},
  author={Nana Oishi},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={2012},
  volume={56},
  pages={1080 - 1100}
}
  • N. Oishi
  • Published 13 April 2012
  • Economics
  • American Behavioral Scientist
Despite its open and lenient policies for highly skilled migration, Japan has not been successful in attracting many professionals from overseas. Japanese corporations have also found it difficult to retain migrant professionals. This article, based on qualitative interviews with migrant professionals and corporate managers in the Tokyo metropolitan area, examines why the world’s third largest economy still remains a considerably small magnet for global talent. It also analyzes what kind of… 

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