Business Owner - Role of Government
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Want to Get Richer? Accept Refugees (News Story)
A new Bloomberg survey of economists predicts that Germany, the biggest recipient of Syrian asylum seekers in the Western world, will get a 0.2 percent boost to its economic output next year if it takes in 800,000 refugees in 2015; that would be 12.5 percent of Germany’s expected 2016 growth.
Business takes a leadership role in the newly formed Migration Council of Australia. The organisation seeks to build a bridge between those with an economic interest in a big Australia, and those with a social interest in a fair Australia.
As Europe’s refugee crisis continues to evolve, offers of assistance have been complemented by a broad-based response from the business community, writes migration expert Khalid Koser. This mobilization highlights not only the role that the private sector can play in managing migration, but also the importance of extending this engagement beyond the response to the immediate crisis.
A practising Muslim man is four times less likely to get a job interview in France than a Catholic counterpart, according to a new study by the Institut Montaigne.
[New Research] Why Matthew but not Samir? Disrupting the Hiring Bias (Employer Webinar)
[New Research] This webinar has been updated with new research findings. In an exclusive event, Dr. Rupa Banerjee, co-author of the new research report, “Do Large Employers Treat Racial Minorities More Fairly”, reviews the research and explains the negative impacts on job-seekers and employers alike.
To understand the economic stakes in Europe’s refugee crisis, start in an unlikely place: the South Pacific island of Tonga.
“Life is too short to learn German,” quipped Mark Twain. Now the German language is turning out to be more than just the butt of jokes. In a country desperately in need of workers, it is proving to be a stumbling block that prevents German companies from taking advantage of the flood of new arrivals.