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Immigration and income redistribution in welfare states

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  • Hansen, Jorgen Drud
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 19 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 735-746

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    1. Giuseppe Russo, 2011. "Voting over Selective Immigration Policies with Immigration Aversion," CSEF Working Papers, Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Naples, Italy 289, Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Naples, Italy.
    2. Leonid V. Azarnert, 2010. "Immigration, fertility and human capital: A model of economic decline of the West," Working Papers, Bar-Ilan University, Department of Economics 2010-04, Bar-Ilan University, Department of Economics.
    3. Harms, Philipp & Zink, Stefan, 2003. "Limits to redistribution in a democracy: a survey," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 19(4), pages 651-668, November.
    4. Nannestad, Peter, 2004. "Immigration as a challenge to the Danish welfare state?," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 755-767, September.
    5. Giuranno, Michele G. & Rongili, Biswas, 2012. "Inter-jurisdictional migration and the size of government," MPRA Paper 42604, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Naiditch, Claire & Vranceanu, Radu, 2010. "Equilibrium migration with invested remittances: The EECA evidence," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 454-474, December.
    7. Gaston, Noel & Rajaguru, Gulasekaran, 2013. "International migration and the welfare state revisited," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 29(C), pages 90-101.
    8. Tito Boeri & Herbert Brücker, 2005. "Migration, Co-ordination Failures and EU Enlargement: Paper Presented at the 41st Economic Policy Panel in Luxembourg, 15/16 April 2005," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 481, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
    9. Boeri, Tito & Brücker, Herbert, 2005. "Migration, Co-ordination Failures and EU Enlargement," IZA Discussion Papers 1600, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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