COVID-19 and Overseas Filipino Workers: Return Migration and Reintegration into the Home Country—the Philippine Case
Publication | February 2022
This paper profiles the return migration and reintegration of returning overseas workers into the Philippines during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and discusses policy considerations.
The paper explores the economic dimensions of the return of overseas workers and examines how the nature of reintegration programs and circumstances surrounding their return could impact reintegration outcomes. The study also suggests policy insights to help strengthen return and reintegration strategies to better leverage outmigration as a tool for economic transformation.
- Theories and Concepts of Return Migration
- Philippine Migrant Stock and Overseas Filipino Workers
- Return Migration and Reintegration Programs in the Philippines
- Issues Related to OFW Return Migration and Reintegration
- Policy Contributions