Formulation of Problem-Solving Design for Indonesian Informal Sector Migrant Workers Towards Post-Placement Independence: Case Study in Malaysia

Waridin Waridin, Bambang Munas Dwiyanto, Retno Saraswati, Izza Mafruhah


The large number of Indonesian migrant workers can cause many problems. This study has purposes to identify placement and migrant workers problems, to identify the placement path and the common thread of migrant workers’ problems, and to formulate a model of empowering post-placement migrant workers from Malaysia. The research method used in this study is mixed method, which is a combination of quantitative and qualitative variables. To answer the objectives use descriptive statistics are combined with Atlas, Analytical Hierarchy Process and qualitative analysis with indepth interview and Focus Group Discussion. The results show that the problems of migrant workers are divided into individuals and employers while the solution of the problem is prioritized by resolving the problems of migrant workers, completing during post-placement and training while in the shelter.

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Research in World Economy
ISSN 1923-3981(Print)ISSN 1923-399X(Online)


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