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Does immigration boost per capita income?

Gabriel Felbermayr, Sanne Hiller and Davide Sala ()
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Sanne Kruse-Becher ()

Economics Letters, 2010, vol. 107, issue 2, 177-179

Abstract: Using a cross-section of countries, we adapt Frankel and Romer's (1999) IV strategy to international labor mobility. Controlling for institutional quality, trade, and financial openness, we establish a robust and non-negative causal effect of immigration on real per capita income.

Keywords: Gravity; model; International; trade; International; migration; Cross-country; income; regression (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
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