Inequality and the (self-)selection of international migrants: Theory and novel evidence

This paper analyses the (self-)selection of migrants between countries which have substantial differences in the inequality of earnings and income levels. In an extended version of the Roy-model we consider migration costs, which tend to grow less than proportional with the income level. As a conseq...

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Main Author: Brücker, Herbert
Defoort, Cecily
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Nürnberg: Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) 16.10.2007
Data of publication: 2007-10-16
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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