The Economics of Citizenship: A Common Intellectual Ground for Social Scientists?
AbstractEconomists studying the economic behaviour of immigrants have tended to avoid serious interdisciplinary work. I argue that when presented with a particular set of research questions that lend themselves to a utility maximisation framework, an economist will be able to pursue interdisciplinary work. I further argue that the necessary if not sufficient ingredient for true economic collaborative research has been met in the field of citizenship acquisition. I review the existing empirical research on citizenship acquisition and its economic impacts to support this argument.
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Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2006
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Publication status: published in: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2008, 34 (4), 679-693
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- J68 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Public Policy
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
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- NEP-ALL-2006-11-25 (All new papers)
- NEP-HPE-2006-11-25 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2006-11-25 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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