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Some Further Results on the Impact of Migrants on Trade

  • Morgenroth, Edgar

    (Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI))

  • O'Brien, Martin

    (Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI))

This paper investigates the relationship between migration and trade. Specifically it adds to the existing literature by allowing for the endogeneity of migration, as predicted by theory, while also allowing for the relationship between trade and migration to be non-linear. In contrast to previous single country studies this paper utilises a large cross section dataset for 26 countries and their trading partners.

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Paper provided by Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) in its series Papers with number DYNREG26.

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Date of creation: 2008
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Handle: RePEc:esr:wpaper:dynreg26
Note: DYNREG Research Project - Dynamic Regions in a Knowledge-Driven Global Economy: Lessons and Policy Implications for the European Union
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