High-Skilled Migration and Agglomeration
Sari Pekkala Kerr (),
William Kerr (),
Caglar Özden and
No 6241, CESifo Working Paper Series from CESifo Group Munich
This paper reviews recent research regarding high-skilled migration. We adopt a data-driven perspective, bringing together and describing several ongoing research streams that range from the construction of global migration databases, to the legal codification of national policies regarding high-skilled migration, to the analysis of patent data regarding cross-border inventor movements. A common theme throughout this research is the importance of agglomeration economies for explaining high-skilled migration. We highlight some key recent findings and outline major gaps that we hope will be tackled in the near future.
Keywords: migration; talent; diaspora; agglomeration (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F15 F22 J15 J31 J44 L14 L26 O31 O32 O33 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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