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The Determinants of International Migration in the European Union: An Empirical Analysis

  • Ekaterina Sprenger

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    (ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics)

This paper empirically investigates the determinants of migration between 21 developed countries which are members of the EU and the OECD. Using data on migration flows over the period 2000–2009, the paper examines the impact of traditional economic variables such as income and unemployment differentials, geographical and demographic factors. It also examines the effect of cultural differences on the mobility patterns in the EU before and after the 2004 enlargement round.

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Paper provided by Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung (Institute for East and South-East European Studies) in its series Working Papers with number 325.

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Date of creation: Jan 2013
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