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Immigration Policy and Self-Selecting Migrants

  • MILO BIANCHI

We build a simple model of self-selection into migration and immigration policy determination. We first show that the effect of any immigration policy can be decomposed into a size and a composition effect. We then explore how the optimal policy may change once the latter effect is considered.

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Volume (Year): 15 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (02)
Pages: 1-23

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