Health and mortality
June 5, 2023
Iñaki Permanyer, Francisco Villavicencio, Sergi Trias-Llimós
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Did you know?
Attractiveness of OECD countries for potential migrants: highly skilled workers.
New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, and Norway are the most attractive countries for highly skilled migrants in 2023. The United States would have been ranked second if visa policies were not considered.
Note: Values closer to 1(0) represent higher (lower) attractiveness.
Source: OECD, Migration Policy Debates, N°29, March 2023.
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