Video | ‘Attracting Highly Skilled Migrants to Guangzhou, China’ explained by Wei Li, Ling Ma, Yining Tan and Meixin Liu
In this video, authors Wei Li, Ling Ma, Yining Tan and Meixin Liu introduce their chapter “Attracting Highly Skilled Migrants to Guangzhou, China: A Policy Commentary”. This chapter focuses on city-level talent recruitment and retention policies in Guangzhou, the capital of China’s Guangdong Province. In this policy commentary, the authors 1) Compare and contrast the talent recruitment and retention policies instituted and implemented by the City of Guangzhou to attract Chinese returnees and foreign professionals in the last two decades; and 2) Assess the effectiveness and fairness of such policies, and their implications for other areas and countries in the global ‘race for talent’. This chapter is part of the 14th thematic volume of International Development Policy: “Governing Migration for Development from the Global Souths”. This issue provides perspectives through case studies from the global South(s) focusing on the challenges and opportunities of governing migration on the subnational, national, regional and international levels.
Read in open-access the chapter “Attracting Highly Skilled Migrants to Guangzhou, China: A Policy Commentary” at https://journals.openedition.org/poldev/4825, and the full issue, “Governing Migration for Development from the Global Souths”, at https://journals.openedition.org/poldev/4544
Cite the volume: Dêlidji Eric Degila and Valeria Marina Valle (eds.) (2022) Governing Migration for Development from the Global Souths, International Development Policy | Revue internationale de politique de développement, 14 (Geneva, Boston: Graduate Institute Publications, Brill-Nijhoff). DOI: 10.4000/poldev.4544, Paperback version: https://brill.com/view/title/63268