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Dutch Migrants in New Zealand - Did They Fare Well?

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  • Hartog, Joop
  • Winkelmann, Rainer

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We analyse postwar Dutch migration to New Zealand. We document that history, reflect on analytical and econometric modelling and then combine a sample of Dutch migrants in New Zealand with a representative sample of Dutch in The Netherlands to estimate wage equations simultaneously with the migration decision. We use the results for ex post evaluation of the migration decision.

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  • Hartog, Joop & Winkelmann, Rainer, 2000. "Dutch Migrants in New Zealand - Did They Fare Well?," CEPR Discussion Papers 2596, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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    Keywords

    Dutch Emigration; Labour Market Self-Selection; New Zealand Immigration;

    JEL classification:

    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers

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