Leeds Beckett University’s Business School are joined by Fariba Solati who will discuss Canada’s immigration policies which in recent years, which have been focused upon attracting skilled workers and the lessons which can be learned in regards to UK migration.
In this talk Solati explores the characteristics of skilled workers who are migrating to Canada in greater numbers, and why others are choosing to leave. Dr Solati will investigate the mismatch between the education and occupations of immigrant skilled workers in Canada and examines which group of skilled workers in Canada are more likely than others to be overqualified in their occupations and which groups are more likely to be underqualified.
The Leeds Business School annual lecture series invites industry experts, leading business figures and entrepreneurs to speak on a range of subjects that affect businesses including leadership, marketing and finance.
Fariba Solati is an Associate Professor in Economics at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, Canada.