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1

what is the difference between labour and financial markets?

labour markets are not as free flowing as financial markets

2

what restrctions are there on labour?

visas

3

what does the term labour flows refer to?

the movement of people that contribute to the workforce from one country to another

4

how much did migration increase form 2000-15?

40 %

5

what dimension of globalisation does labour help to spread?

culture/social dimension
flow of ideas info and images

6

where do migrants move to mostly?

over short distances in the same regions
(mexico to usa)

7

what countries attract migrants from further afar?

north america and europe

8

why aren't the people migrating the poorest people even though they are looking for better jobs?

they have education and finances
if they didn't have these they wouldn't be able to move ]
buy plane tickets

9

where is the largest flow of labour in the world?

from south asia to west asia
tiger econmies

10

what is dispora?

a large gourd of people with similar heritage who move and settle all over the world

11

what are the benefits of remittances?

-can be sent back to families who need it
host country benefits as working
migrats gain better standard of loving

12

what are the disadvantages of remittances?

the country of origin can become too dependant

13

what % of somalias population rely on remittances?

40%

14

how much % does the remittances in somlia get invested into the country?

80%

15

why were remittances stopped in somalia?

there was fear that they were being used to fund the terrorist group al shabab
lack of money laundering laws
informal government little organisation