||300 Social sciences > 304 Factors affecting social behavior
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||International migration, Foreign labour, Development, Population
||Statement by Ms. Aminah Abdul Rahman representative of Malaysia at the 39th session of the Commission on Population and Development on agenda item 4: general debate on national experience in population matters: international migration and development, New York, 5 April 2006
||International migration, inter-alia, helps to ensure labour market flexibility and reduce labour market rigidity. At the same time, it must also be acknowledged that the impact of international migration, particularly low skilled foreign workers, on the receiving country's economy and society can be both positive and negative.