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Is Skilled Immigration Always Good for Growth in the Receiving Economy?
Leonid V. Azarnert
Working Papers from Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University
A highly skilled immigration can be growth enhancing if the positive contribution of the imported brains to the host economy’s human capital stock outweighs the immigration-induced adverse effect on educational incentives for natives, or growth depleting if the latter effect dominates.
Keywords: Skilled immigration; Growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F22 O15 O40 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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