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Economic Migration

Economic and labour migrants are the largest group of migrants in the world. Almost 64% of international migrants are labour migrants who cross the borders to access job opportunities and labor market. In the recent years, number of economic migrants has been increased due to socio-economic and political crises. Economic and labour migration research group in the Iran Migration Observatory focuses on investigating global trends of international labour migrants and their effect on both origin and host countries, as well as proposing policies and long and short term plans on labour migration in Iran.

An overview of international migration flows in Iran and other countries

Abstract: This report entitled “International Migration Flow” is results of the latest studies conducted by Iran Migration Observatory. By considering lacking of specialized studies and data […]

The Global Talent Competitiveness Index: An Overview of Iran’s Rank

َAbstract: The Global Talent Competitiveness Index was first launched in 2013 which measures the competitiveness of countries to enable, attract, grow and retain of talents. The […]

Potential Net Migration Index (PNMI); An Overview of Iran’s Ranking

Abstract: This report is based on Gallup’s data analysis about desire and potential of migration in the world. Accordingly, Iran Migration Observatory has tried to examine […]


Abstract: Remittances are one of the most important sectors of the migration economy. In the recent years, remittances, as one of the largest and most stable […]

Immigrants Entrepreneurship in the United States

Abstract: Migration phenomenon, generally, has led to political debates among policy-makers. On the other hand, there is no much attention to positive impacts of immigrant entrepreneurship. […]

Global Wealth Circulation

Abstract: The AfrAsia bank released “Global Migration Report 2019”, and “New World Wealth” in 2019. These reports show wealth circulation trends in the past decade and […]