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The International Law of Economic Migration: Toward the Fourth Freedom


  • Joel P. Trachtman

    (Tufts University)


Trachtman examines the welfare economics, political economy, and legal experience in international economic migrationm, and on the basis of his analysis, suggests the structure of a multilateral framework agreement on internatinoal economic migration.

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  • Joel P. Trachtman, 2009. "The International Law of Economic Migration: Toward the Fourth Freedom," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number ilem, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:ilem
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    Cited by:

    1. Jose Antonio Alonso, 2015. "Managing Labour Mobility: A Missing Pillar of Global Governance," CDP Background Papers 026, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs.
    2. Jurje, Flavia & Lavenex, Sandra, 2013. "Issue-Linkage in International Migration Governance: Trade Agreements as Venues for “Market Power Europe”?," Papers 492, World Trade Institute.
    3. Rajag M. Nag & Johannes F. Linn & Harinder S. Kohli (ed.), 2016. "Central Asia 2050: Unleashing the Region's Potential," Books, Emerging Markets Forum, edition 1, number centasia2050, August.
    4. Jurje, Flavia & Lavenex, Sandra, 2014. "Rising powers' venue-shopping on international mobility," Papers 684, World Trade Institute.

    More about this item


    economic migration; international law; immigration; bhagwati tax; welfare economics; political economy;

    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F53 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - International Agreements and Observance; International Organizations
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers


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