Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/98939
Authors: 
Wildasin, David
Year of Publication: 
2014
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 8199
Abstract: 
Mobility of highly-skilled workers affects and is affected by labor market conditions, taxes, and other policies. This paper documents the demographic and fiscal importance of international migration, especially in aging societies, reviews the efficiency and distributional effects of mobility, and analyzes the economic incidence of fiscal transfers to low-skilled workers that are financed by taxes on imperfectly-mobile high-skilled workers in a dynamic model, distinguishing the short-run, transitional, and long-run gains and losses to contributors and beneficiaries.
Subjects: 
migration
taxes
redistribution
dynamic incidence
JEL: 
J11
J24
J61
H2
H5
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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