International migration, human capital formation, and saving
AbstractIn the model of Stark et al. (1997, 1998), the possibility of employment in a developed country raises the level of human capital acquired by workers in the developing country. We show that this result holds even when workers have the option to save.
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Human capital formation; Savings; Intertemporal choice; Prospect of migrating; Community/Rural/Urban Development; Consumer/Household Economics; Institutional and Behavioral Economics; Labor and Human Capital; D91; F22; J22; J24;
Other versions of this item:
- Stark, Oded & Dorn, Agnieszka, 2013. "International migration, human capital formation, and saving," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 118(3), pages 411-414.
- Stark, Oded & Dorn, Agnieszka, 2013. "International migration, human capital formation, and saving," University of Tuebingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance 49, University of Tuebingen, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences.
- D91 - Microeconomics - - Intertemporal Choice - - - Intertemporal Household Choice; Life Cycle Models and Saving
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-03-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2013-03-02 (Development)
- NEP-HRM-2013-03-02 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-MIG-2013-03-02 (Economics of Human Migration)
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