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Measuring the Balance of Intra-Regional Trade

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  • Tapan Biswas
  • Jolian McHardy

    () (Department of Economics, The University of Sheffield)

Abstract

We introduce an original method of measuring the extent of the overall balance of migration among countries within a region which allows comparisons of the balance over time as well as between regions and various possible sub-regions.

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  • Tapan Biswas & Jolian McHardy, 2004. "Measuring the Balance of Intra-Regional Trade," Working Papers 2004005, The University of Sheffield, Department of Economics, revised Jun 2004.
  • Handle: RePEc:shf:wpaper:2004005
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    1. Klaus F. Zimmermann, 1995. "Tackling the European Migration Problems," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 9(2), pages 45-62, Spring.
    2. Tapan Biswas & Jolian McHardy, 2001. "On the intensity and balance of intra-European migration," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(4), pages 505-520.
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    Keywords

    Migration Balance; Perron-Frobenius Root;

    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
    • O52 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe

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