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Homepage:http://www.cgdev.org/content/expert/detail/2570/
Workplace:Center for Global Development (CGD), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Human Capital Investment under Exit Options: Evidence from a Natural Quasi-Experiment
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (63)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2019) Downloads
  2. Measuring the Spatial Misallocation of Labor: The Returns to India-Gulf Guest Work in a Natural Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2019) Downloads

2018

  1. The Economic and Fiscal Effects of Granting Refugees Formal Labor Market Access
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2017

  1. Deterring Emigration with Foreign Aid: An Overview of Evidence from Low-Income Countries
    IZA Policy Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Population and Development Review (2018)
  2. Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2018)
  3. Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion - Working Paper 451
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Temporary Work Visas as US-Haiti Development Cooperation: A Preliminary Impact Evaluation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2017)
  5. Testing for Repugnance in Economic Transactions: Evidence from Guest Work in the Gulf
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Legal Studies (2018)
  6. The Effect of Occupational Visas on Native Employment: Evidence from Labor Supply to Farm Jobs in the Great Recession
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  7. The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads View citations (21)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2017) Downloads View citations (25)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (21)
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE (2017) Downloads View citations (21)
  8. The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results - Working Paper 455
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (21)
  9. The labour market impact of refugee waves
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads
  10. Violence, Development and Migration Waves: Evidence from Central American Child Migrant Apprehensions
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
  11. Violence, Development, and Migration Waves: Evidence from Central American Child Migrant Apprehensions - Working Paper 459
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers - Working Paper 428
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Does Development Reduce Migration?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Chapter (2014)
  4. The New Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  5. The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2019)
  6. The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment - Working Paper 423
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (15)
  7. The New Role of the World Bank - Working Paper 421
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (7)

2015

  1. Losing Our Minds? New Research Directions on Skilled Migration and Development
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2015) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Manpower (2016)
  2. Losing Our Minds? New Research Directions on Skilled Migration and Development - Working Paper 415
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
  3. The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Surveys (2017)
  4. The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal - Working Paper 399
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (11)

2014

  1. A Case against Taxes and Quotas on High-Skill Emigration - Working Paper 363
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
  2. Does Development Reduce Migration? - Working Paper 359
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (17)
  3. Migration and Development Research Is Moving Far beyond Remittances (2014)
    Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers), HAL View citations (9)
  4. Migration and Development Research Is Moving Far beyond Remittances - Working Paper 365
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (10)
  5. Migration as a Strategy for Household Finance: A Research Agenda on Remittances, Payments, and Development- Working Paper 354
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (8)
  6. Skill Development and Regional Mobility: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Technical College - Working Paper 370
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
  7. Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth? - Working Paper 366
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (7)
  8. Why don't remittances appear to affect growth ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2018)

2013

  1. Seize the Spotlight: A Case for Gulf Cooperation Council Engagement in Research on the Effects of Labor Migration
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  2. Split Decisions: Family Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Effect of Foreign Labor on Native Employment: A Job-Specific Approach and Application to North Carolina Farms- Working Paper 326
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The New Transparency in Development Economics: Lessons from the Millennium Villages Controversy
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2011

  1. Economics and Emigration: Trillion-Dollar Bills on the Sidewalk? - Working Paper 264
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (38)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2011) Downloads View citations (40)
  2. Mobiles and mobility: The Effect of Mobile Phones on Migration in Niger
    Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2011, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics Downloads View citations (12)

2010

  1. A Labor Mobility Agenda for Development
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (5)
  2. People or places: the causes of spatial income differences in Brazil
    Research Department working papers, CAF Development Bank Of Latinamerica Downloads
  3. The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers across the US Border
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2008) Downloads View citations (45)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads View citations (8)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads View citations (15)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (43)
  4. The Roots of Global Wage Gaps: Evidence from Randomized Processing of U.S. Visas
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (14)
  5. When does rigorous impact evaluation make a difference ? the case of the millennium villages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Effectiveness (2011)
  6. When is the Rigorous Impact Evaluation of Development Projects a Luxury, and When Is It a Necessity?
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2009

  1. Blunt Instruments: On Establishing the Causes of Economic Growth
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Skill Flow: A Fundamental Reconsideration of Skilled-Worker Mobility and Development
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2009) Downloads View citations (12)
    Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (2009) Downloads View citations (12)

2008

  1. Income per natural: Measuring development as if people mattered more than places
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Skilled emigration and skill creation: A quasi-experiment
    International and Development Economics Working Papers, International and Development Economics Downloads View citations (32)

2007

  1. Do Visas Kill? Health Effects of African Health Professional Emigration
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (26)

2006

  1. A New Database of Health Professional Emigration from Africa
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (26)

2005

  1. Ghost of 0.7%: Origins and Relevance of the International Aid Target
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2005) Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Counting Chickens When They Hatch: The Short-term Effect of Aid on Growth
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (149)
    Also in International Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (200)
  2. The Long Walk to School: International Education Goals in Historical Perspective
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (16)
  3. The Trouble with the MDGs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2007)

2003

  1. The Millennium Challenge Account: How Much is Too Much, How Long is Long Enough?
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Who Protected and Why? Tariffs the World Around 1870-1938
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Closed Jaguar, Open Dragon: Comparing Tariffs in Latin America and Asia before World War II
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Do Rich Countries Invest Less in Poor Countries than the Poor Countries Themselves?
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Why Did the Tariff-Growth Correlation Reverse After 1950?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  4. World Bank Capital Neither Complements Nor Substitutes for Private Capital
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. A Tariff-Growth Paradox? Protection's Impact the World Around 1875-1997
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)

2000

  1. Where did British Foreign Capital Go? Fundamentals, Failures and the Lucas Paradox: 1870-1913
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. The Place Premium: Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019, 101, (2), 201-213 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The new economic case for migration restrictions: An assessment
    Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 138, (C), 153-164 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2018

  1. Deterring Emigration with Foreign Aid: An Overview of Evidence from Low‐Income Countries
    Population and Development Review, 2018, 44, (4), 667-693 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion
    American Economic Review, 2018, 108, (6), 1468-87 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. Testing for Repugnance in Economic Transactions: Evidence from Guest Work in the Gulf
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2018, 47, (S1), S5 - S44 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  4. Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?
    Economic Journal, 2018, 128, (612), F179-F209 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2017

  1. Patrick Kingsley The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First-Century Refugee Crisis New York: Liveright Publishing, 2017. 351 p. $26.95
    Population and Development Review, 2017, 43, (3), 565-568 Downloads
  2. Split Decisions: Household Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2017, 99, (3), 531-543 Downloads
  3. THE MEANING OF FAILED REPLICATIONS: A REVIEW AND PROPOSAL
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2017, 31, (1), 326-342 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. Temporary work visas as US-Haiti development cooperation: a preliminary impact evaluation
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2017, 6, (1), 1-18 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Losing our minds? New research directions on skilled emigration and development
    International Journal of Manpower, 2016, 37, (7), 1227-1248 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. The New Role for the World Bank
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (1), 53-76 Downloads View citations (7)

2015

  1. Global Skill Partnerships: a proposal for technical training in a mobile world
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2015, 4, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Reprint of: Migration and Development Research is Moving Far Beyond Remittances
    World Development, 2015, 65, (C), 1-5 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Skill Development and Regional Mobility: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Technical College
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (11), 1502-1517 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Smart policy toward high-skill emigrants
    IZA World of Labor, 2015, 203 Downloads

2014

  1. A Case Against Taxes and Quotas on High-Skill Emigration
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2014, 5, (1), 39 Downloads
  2. Migration and Development Research is Moving Far Beyond Remittances
    World Development, 2014, 64, (C), 121-124 Downloads View citations (11)

2013

  1. Blunt Instruments: Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Identifying the Causes of Economic Growth
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2013, 5, (2), 152-86 Downloads View citations (164)
  2. The New Transparency in Development Economics
    World Economics, 2013, 14, (4), 77-99 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Why Do Programmers Earn More in Houston Than Hyderabad? Evidence from Randomized Processing of US Visas
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 198-202 Downloads View citations (23)

2012

  1. Counting Chickens when they Hatch: Timing and the Effects of Aid on Growth
    Economic Journal, 2012, 122, (561), 590-617 Downloads View citations (185)
  2. L'affrontement entre les objectifs de développement et l'évaluation d'impact. The Collision of Development Goals and Impact Evaluation
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2012, 20, (4), 175-205 Downloads
  3. Why were Latin America's tariffs so much higher than Asia's before 1950?
    Revista de Historia Económica, 2012, 30, (01), 11-44 Downloads

2011

  1. Economics and Emigration: Trillion-Dollar Bills on the Sidewalk?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (3), 83-106 Downloads View citations (146)
  2. When does rigorous impact evaluation make a difference? The case of the Millennium Villages
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2011, 3, (3), 305-339 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2008

  1. Income per Natural: Measuring Development for People Rather Than Places
    Population and Development Review, 2008, 34, (3), 395-434 Downloads View citations (34)

2007

  1. The Trouble with the MDGs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success
    World Development, 2007, 35, (5), 735-751 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. The ghost of 0.7 per cent: origins and relevance of the international aid target
    International Journal of Development Issues, 2007, 6, (1), 3-25 Downloads View citations (9)

2006

  1. Coordination et utilisations des aides. Commentaires
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2006, 14, (2), 113-129 Downloads

2004

  1. Wealth bias in the first global capital market boom, 1870-1913
    Economic Journal, 2004, 114, (495), 304-337 Downloads View citations (31)
  2. Why did the Tariff--Growth Correlation Change after 1950?
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2004, 9, (1), 5-46 Downloads View citations (53)

1999

  1. Genuine Savings Rates in Developing Countries
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (2), 333-56 View citations (206)
  2. Reserve design for species preservation
    European Journal of Operational Research, 1999, 112, (2), 273-283 Downloads View citations (4)

Chapters

2014

  1. Does development reduce migration?
    Chapter 6 in International Handbook on Migration and Economic Development, 2014, pp 152-185 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
 
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