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Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration


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Digital Nomads: Toward a Future Research Agenda (2023)
Published on: May 16, 2024
The research examines the phenomenon of digital nomadism, a movement where workers, often from developed countries, adopt a mobile lifestyle enabled by technology, allowing them to work remotely from various international locations. The study explores the characteristics, motivations, and implications of digital nomadism, particularly for migration scholars, the future of work, and the social contract between citizens and the nation-state​.
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Information and Communication Technology in Migration - A Framework for Applications, Customization, and Research (2022)
Published on: May 17, 2022
This paper addresses the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in migration governance, support, and experience with particular attention to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, social media, and virtual reality.
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Social media and internet usage rates on employment outcomes among newcomers to Canada (2022)
Published on: April 9, 2022
This paper provides evidence from the 2018 Canadian Internet Use Survey on the effect of social media usage, internet usage for employment search and internet usage for training purposes on the employment of immigrants relative to the Canadian-born.
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Using Machine-Learning to Triage Canada’s Temporary Resident Visa Applications (2021)
Published on: August 12, 2021
This report defines several introductory concepts relating to artificial intelligence and machine learning and provides a review of existing literature that acknowledges efforts made to establish clarity on how the Canadian government uses artificial intelligence to manage migration to date.
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Private sponsorship in refugee admission: Standard in Canada, trend in Germany? (2020)
Published on: July 30, 2020
In this article, the authors compare programs of public-private cooperation in Germany and Canada and examine the relationship between the state and civil society with regard to these active refugee reception policies.
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