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Illegal Aliens, Unemployment and Immigration Policy

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  • Slobodan Djajic
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    This paper develops a simple two-country model of illegal immigration to examine the interaction among migrant labour, unemployment rates, and spending by the host country on enforcement. The analysis focusses on the dynamics of immigration policy and its role in determining the mechanism by which disturbances to the labour market of one economy are transmitted to the other in the short and long run.

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    Paper provided by Queen's University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 591.

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    Length: 23 pages
    Date of creation: 1985
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    Handle: RePEc:qed:wpaper:591

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    Cited by:
    1. Sule Ozler & Michael Waldman, 1987. "Border Enforcement Versus Internal Enforcement: A Study in the Economics of Illegal Migration," UCLA Economics Working Papers 443, UCLA Department of Economics.

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