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PN 2012-04 (Policy Brief): Understanding Singapore`s Policies Toward Inflow of Foreign Talent

For economic upgrading toward a knowledge-based economy, Singapore requires a growing pool of professionals and skilled workers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. This country has always welcomed immigrants with professional and management skills and experience as well as entrepreneurs and high net-worth individuals who can be absorbed without much difficulty into Singapore society to augment the country`s inadequate pool of such talent. Discover how this practice facilitates economic restructuring, globalization, and productivity performance in this Policy Brief.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
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Yue, Chia Siow; labor migration; Singapore; foreign talent; employment pass; foreign skilled workers; foreign professionals;
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