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Redistribution as a Local Public Good Subject to Congestion

  • Jaume Sempere

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    (Centro de Estudios Económicos (CEE) de El Colegio de México)

When analyzing migration policies, second best redistribution becomes a local public good subject to congestion. The remedial policy consists of a kind of second best finance for that good.

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Volume (Year): XVII (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (January-June)
Pages: 49-62

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Handle: RePEc:emc:ecomex:v:17:y:2008:i:1:p:49-62
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  1. Gordon M. Myers & Yorgos Y. Papageorgiou, 1997. "Immigration Control and the Welfare State," Working Papers 97001, University of Waterloo, Department of Economics, revised Jan 1997.
  2. David E. Wildasin, 1994. "Income Redistribution and Migration," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 27(3), pages 637-56, August.
  3. Richard A. Brecher & Ehsan U. Choudhri, 1990. "Gains from International Factor Movements without Lump-Sum Compensation: Taxation by Location versus Nationality," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 23(1), pages 44-59, February.
  4. Peter Hammond & Jaume Sempere, 2009. "Migration with local public goods and the gains from changing places," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 41(3), pages 359-377, December.
  5. Wellisch, Dietmar & Walz, Uwe, 1998. "Why do rich countries prefer free trade over free migration? The role of the modern welfare state," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 42(8), pages 1595-1612, September.
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