Temporary Migration, Human capital and Language Fluency of Migrants
AbstractThis paper investigates human capita; investments of migrants whose duration in the host country is limited, either by contract or by their own choice. the first part of the paper develops a model, distinguishing between migrants who immigrate on a fixed contract, and migrants who choose their return point freely. the analysis has a number of interesting implications for empirical analysis of investments of migrants into language capital.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University College London, Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 96-21 ISSN 1350-6722.
Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: Jun 1996
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International Migration; Human Capital;
Other versions of this item:
- Dustmann, Christian, 1999. " Temporary Migration, Human Capital, and Language Fluency of Migrants," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 101(2), pages 297-314, June.
- Dustmann, Christian, 1996. "Temporary Migration, Human Capital, and Language Fluency of Migrants," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 1376, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
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