Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/149404
Authors: 
Nathan, Max
Year of Publication: 
2014
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA Journal of Migration [ISSN:] 2193-9039 [Volume:] 3 [Year:] 2014 [Pages:] 1-20
Abstract: 
In recent years, the economics of migration literature has shown a substantial growth in papers exploring host country impacts beyond the labour market. Specifically, researchers have begun to shift their attention from labour market and fiscal changes, towards exploring what we might call "the wider effects of migration" on the production and consumption sides of the economy - and the role of high-skilled migrants in these processes. This paper surveys the emerging "wider impacts" literature, including studies from the US, European and other countries. It sets out some simple, non-technical frameworks, discusses the empirical findings and identifies avenues for future research.
Subjects: 
Immigration
High-skill migrants
Innovation
Entrepreneurship
Investment
Trade
Productivity
Cities
JEL: 
G23
G24
J15
J61
L5
L26
M12
M13
O31
O32
R11
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
Document Type: 
Article
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