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International Handbook on the Economics of Migration

Edited by Amelie Constant () and Klaus Zimmermann ()

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Abstract: Migration economics is a dynamic, fast-growing research area with significant and rising policy relevance. While its scope is continually extending, there is no authoritative treatment of its various branches in one volume. Written by 44 leading experts in the field, this carefully commissioned and refereed Handbook brings together 28 state-of-the-art chapters on migration research and related issues.

Keywords: Development Studies; Economics and Finance; Politics and Public Policy Social Policy and Sociology; Urban and Regional Studies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781845426293
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Migration and ethnicity: an introduction , pp 13-36 Downloads
Amelie Constant and Klaus Zimmermann
Ch 2 Modeling individual migration decisions , pp 39-54 Downloads
John Kennan and James R. Walker
Ch 3 The economics of circular migration , pp 55-74 Downloads
Amelie Constant, Olga Nottmeyer and Klaus Zimmermann
Ch 4 The international migration of health professionals , pp 75-97 Downloads
Michel Grignon, Yaw Owusu and Arthur Sweetman
Ch 5 Independent child labor migrants , pp 98-120 Downloads
Eric Edmonds and Maheshwor Shrestha
Ch 6 Human smuggling , pp 121-134 Downloads
Guido Friebel and Sergei Guriev
Ch 7 Labor mobility in an enlarged European Union , pp 137-152 Downloads
Martin Kahanec
Ch 8 Minority and immigrant entrepreneurs: access to financial capital , pp 153-175 Downloads
Robert Fairlie
Ch 9 Migrant educational mismatch and the labor market , pp 176-192 Downloads
Matloob Piracha and Florin Vadean
Ch 10 Ethnic hiring , pp 193-213 Downloads
David Neumark
Ch 11 Immigrants in risky occupations , pp 214-226 Downloads
Pia Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny
Ch 12 Occupational sorting of ethnic groups , pp 227-241 Downloads
Krishna Patel, Yevgeniya Savchenko and Francis Vella
Ch 13 Immigrants, wages and obesity: the weight of the evidence , pp 242-256 Downloads
Susan Averett, Laura M. Argys and Jennifer L. Kohn
Ch 14 Immigrants, ethnic identities and the nation-state , pp 259-275 Downloads
Amelie Constant and Klaus Zimmermann
Ch 15 Interethnic marriages and their economic effects , pp 276-292 Downloads
Delia Furtado and Stephen Trejo
Ch 16 The impact of migration on family left behind , pp 293-308 Downloads
Francisca Antman
Ch 17 Natural disasters and migration , pp 309-330 Downloads
Ariel Belasen and Solomon Polachek
Ch 18 Immigration–religiosity intersections at the two sides of the Atlantic: Europe and the United States , pp 331-352 Downloads
Teresa García-Mu-oz and Shoshana Neuman
Ch 19 Immigration and crime , pp 353-372 Downloads
Brian Bell and Stephen Machin
Ch 20 Immigrants’ time use: a survey of methods and evidence , pp 373-392 Downloads
David Ribar
Ch 21 Happiness and migration , pp 393-408 Downloads
Nicole Simpson
Ch 22 Frontier issues of the political economy of migration , pp 411-431 Downloads
Gil Epstein
Ch 23 Skill-based immigrant selection and labor market outcomes by visa category , pp 432-452 Downloads
Abdurrahman Aydemir
Ch 24 Refugee and asylum migration , pp 453-469 Downloads
Timothy Hatton
Ch 25 The economics of immigrant citizenship ascension , pp 470-488 Downloads
Don DeVoretz
Ch 26 Welfare migration , pp 489-504 Downloads
Corrado Giulietti and Jackline Wahba
Ch 27 Diaspora resources and policies , pp 505-529 Downloads
Sonia Plaza
Ch 28 The evaluation of immigration policies , pp 530-552 Downloads
Ulf Rinne

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