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Title:Immigration Policies and their Impact: The Case of New Zealand and Australia PDF Logo
Authors:Winkelmann, Rainer
Issue Date:2000
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 169
Abstract:The paper provides an analysis of the recent immigration history of New Zealand and Australia. It starts with a description of the quantitative dimension of immigration: how many immigrants entered the two countries, and what was the contribution of external migration to population growth. Next, similarities and differences in the current immigration policies are studied. Finally, an attempt is made to evaluate policy outcomes using empirical evidence of immigrants arriving in the 1990s.
Subjects:Point system
skilled immigration
population growth
JEL:J61
J68
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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