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Skill-based immigration, economic integration, and economic performance

Abdurrahman Aydemir ()

IZA World of Labor, 2014, No 41, 41

Abstract: Studies for major immigrant-receiving countries provide evidence on the comparative economic performance of immigrant classes (skill-, kinship-, and humanitarian-based). Developed countries are increasingly competing for high-skilled immigrants, who perform better in the labor market. However, there are serious challenges to their economic integration, which highlights a need for complementary immigration and integration policies.

Keywords: immigrant selection; immigration policy; economic outcomes; visa channels; point system; human capital (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J61 J68 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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