The aim of this project is:
i. to investigate the size, nature and the characteristics of the Albanian, Macedonian, and Kosovar skilled Diaspora;
ii. to assess the potential of skill migration from these countries;
iii. to assess the differences and similarities between Albanian, Macedonia and Kosovar skilled diasporas; and
iv. to suggest policy recommendations for leveraging Diasporas for promoting political, social, and economic reforms in the selected countries.
i. a dataset (based on both quantitative and qualitative surveys of skilled existing or would-be diaspora from the three countries) that can serve as the source of significant policy relevant research;
ii. Country reports and, a regional report synthesizing detailed country reports which will also identify the differences and similarities of the respective skilled diasporas.
Regional Partners: Faculty of Economics, University of Tirana-Albania
Riinvest University, Prishtina, Kosovo
Nucleus Partner/Main Applicant: South East University, Tetovo, Macedonia
Project Manager: Mr. Abdulmenaf Sejdini