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Time preference and labour migration in an OLG model with land and capital

  • Jean-Pierre Vidal

    (CORE, CREPP, University of Liège and CEME, University of Paris I, France)

  • Philippe Michel

    (CORE, IUF, GREQAM and University of Aix-Marseille II, France)

  • Bertrand Crettez

    (CERDO, University of Paris IX and CEME, University of Paris I, 12, Place du Panthéon, F-75231 Paris Cedex 05, France)

This paper constructs a two-country migration model in the lines of Galor (1986), in which the world population consists of individuals of two types who have different time preferences. Production uses three inputs: mobile labour, immobile capital and land. It is shown that both countries are necessarily inhabited by agents of both types and exhibit equal density of population and equal interest rate at the steady state equilibrium of the integrated economy. The steady state welfare implications of international labour migration are studied. JEL classifications: F22, J61

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

Volume (Year): 9 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 387-403

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:9:y:1996:i:4:p:387-403
Note: Received March 13, 1995 / Accepted November 13, 1995
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