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A conceptual framework of skilled female migrant retention

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Women make an increasingly important contribution to the skilled workforce.

    Nations like Australia that suffer skill shortages need not only to attract

    but also retain more skilled female migrants. The latter has become an important

    policy issue in Australia because of modest retention rates. While much

    of the relevant literature focuses upon migrant attraction, we address the

    retention decision. We derive and empirically test a framework incorporating

    the key explanatory factors in the decision of skilled female migrants

    whether to remain in Australia. Our results have important implications for

    current policy directions.

UOW Authors


  •   Lazarevski, Katie (external author)
  •   Grun, Bettina (external author)
  •   Ville, Simon
  •   Dolnicar, Sara (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Cliff, K., Grun, B., Ville, S. & Dolnicar, S. (2015). A conceptual framework of skilled female migrant retention. Economic Papers, 34 (3), 118-127.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85042402739

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2161

Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 118

End Page


  • 127

Volume


  • 34

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Women make an increasingly important contribution to the skilled workforce.

    Nations like Australia that suffer skill shortages need not only to attract

    but also retain more skilled female migrants. The latter has become an important

    policy issue in Australia because of modest retention rates. While much

    of the relevant literature focuses upon migrant attraction, we address the

    retention decision. We derive and empirically test a framework incorporating

    the key explanatory factors in the decision of skilled female migrants

    whether to remain in Australia. Our results have important implications for

    current policy directions.

UOW Authors


  •   Lazarevski, Katie (external author)
  •   Grun, Bettina (external author)
  •   Ville, Simon
  •   Dolnicar, Sara (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Cliff, K., Grun, B., Ville, S. & Dolnicar, S. (2015). A conceptual framework of skilled female migrant retention. Economic Papers, 34 (3), 118-127.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85042402739

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2161

Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 118

End Page


  • 127

Volume


  • 34

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Australia