Returns to migration, education, and externalities in the European Union
AbstractThis paper uses microeconomic data for more than 100,000 European individuals in order to analyse whether the individual economic returns to education vary between migrants and non-migrants and whether any differences in earnings between these two groups are affected by household and/or geographical (regional and interregional) externalities. The results point out that while education is a fundamental determinant of earnings, European labour markets do not discriminate in the returns to education between migrants and nonmigrants. Household, regional, and supra-regional externalities influence the economic returns to education in a similar way for local, intranational, and supra-national migrants. The results are robust to the introduction of a large number of individual, household, and regional controls.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA) Ciencias Sociales in its series Working Papers with number 2009-15.
Date of creation: 03 Nov 2009
Date of revision: 09 Feb 2010
Publication status: Published in Papers in Regional Science 89(2), June 2010: 411-434
individual earnings; migration; educational attainment; externalities; household; regions; Europe;
Other versions of this item:
- Andrés Rodríguez-Pose & Vassilis Tselios, 2010. "Returns to migration, education and externalities in the European Union," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 89(2), pages 411-434, 06.
- Andrés Rodríguez-Pose & Vassilis Tselios, 2010. "Returns to Migration, Education, and Externalities in the European Union," Working Papers 2010.25, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-11-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2009-11-14 (Education)
- NEP-EEC-2009-11-14 (European Economics)
- NEP-HRM-2009-11-14 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAB-2009-11-14 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-MIG-2009-11-14 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-URE-2009-11-14 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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