Inequality and the self‐selection of international migrants: theory and new evidence

The paper seeks to analyse the self-selection of international migrants on observable skills. Based on an extended version of the Roy model, which considers random migration costs, the authors analyse the self-selection of migrants on observable skills empirically. For this purpose, the authors empl...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Brucker, Herbert
Defoort, Cecily
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Bradford Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd 01.07.2009
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
published in: International journal of manpower Vol. 30; no. 7; pp. 742 - 764
Editor: Blien, Uwe
Data of publication: 20090701
ISSN: 0143-7720
1758-6577
EISSN: 1758-6577
Discipline: Economics
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