The informational structure of migration decision and migrants self-selection
We analyze the pattern of migrants' self-selection in unobservables when there is uncertainty about foreign wages. Negative selection becomes more likely, and a greater dispersion of wages at destination no longer suffices to predict that immigrants will outperform natives.
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