Wage Effects of Labor Migration with International Capital Mobility
AbstractWage effects of immigration are investigated in a setting with international capital mobility, which eliminates two-thirds of the native wage-effects of immigration. Without international capital mobility, overall gains from migration in the immigration region are only a small fraction of total losses to native workers, but with perfect international capital adjustment, overall gains are larger than total losses to native workers. Two alternative tax policies to eliminate the negative wage-effects of immigration on low skilled native workers are evaluated.
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International labor migration; wage effects;
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- Joakim Ruist & Arne Bigsten, 2013. "Wage Effects of Labour Migration with International Capital Mobility," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(1), pages 31-47, 01.
- F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
- J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
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- NEP-ALL-2010-08-21 (All new papers)
- NEP-IFN-2010-08-21 (International Finance)
- NEP-LAB-2010-08-21 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-LTV-2010-08-21 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
- NEP-MIG-2010-08-21 (Economics of Human Migration)
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