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Asymmetric Information under the <i>Kafala</i> Sponsorship System: Impacts on Foreign Domestic Workers’ Income and Employment Status in the GCC Countries (2014-08-21)This paper examines the legal and policy implications of information asymmetry on foreign domestic workers employed under the Kafala sponsorship system in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Drawing from ethnographic ...
Inside the Labor-Sending State: The Role of Frontline Welfare Bureaucrats and Informal Migration Governance in Qatar (2013-01-01)Since the 1970s, many labor-sending countries (LSCs) like the Philippines have increasingly faced a policy dilemma between protecting their citizens’ labor rights and maintaining labor market access in the Arab Gulf region. ...