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dc.contributor.authorRazin, Assafen_US
dc.contributor.authorWahba, Jacklineen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-07-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-23T11:33:57Z-
dc.date.available2011-11-23T11:33:57Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-201104133664en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/51727-
dc.description.abstractThis paper tests the differential effects of the generosity of the welfare state under free migration and under policy-controlled migration, distinguishing between source developing and developed countries. We utilize free-movement within the EU to examine the free migration regime and compare that to immigration into the EU from two other groups, developed and developing source countries, to capture immigration-restricted regimes. We standardize cross-country education quality differences by using the Hanushek-Woessmann (2009) cognitive skills measure. We find strong support for the magnet hypothesis under the free-migration regime, and the fiscal burden hypothesis under the immigration-restricted regime even after controlling for differences in returns to skills in source and host countries.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x5546en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.jelJ48en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordmigrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordwelfare stateen_US
dc.subject.keywordEUen_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Wanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwEinwanderungsrechten_US
dc.subject.stwSozialpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwQualifikationen_US
dc.subject.stwEU-Staatenen_US
dc.subject.stwIndustriestaatenen_US
dc.subject.stwEntwicklungsländeren_US
dc.titleFree vs. restricted immigration: Bilateral country studyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn664680984en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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