Refugee resettlement, redistribution and growth
Leonid Azarnert ()
European Journal of Political Economy, 2018, vol. 54, issue C, 89-98
This paper studies the effect of refugee resettlement on human capital accumulation. The analysis is performed in a growth model with endogenous fertility. I show how refugee resettlement from a more advanced and wealthier economy to a less advanced and less wealthy economy combined with income transfers is Pareto-improving for indigenous populations in both countries. I also derive conditions for the proposed resettlement policy to stimulate human capital accumulation and hence economic growth in both economies.
Keywords: Refugee resettlement; Fertility; Human capital; Growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D3 F22 J1 O1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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