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Selective immigration policies, migrants' education and welfare at origin

Simone Bertoli () and Herbert Bruecker ()
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Herbert Bruecker: University of Bamberg, IAB and IZA

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No 2011003, Norface Discussion Paper Series from Norface Research Programme on Migration, Department of Economics, University College London

Abstract: Destination countries are progressively shifting towards selective immigration policies. These can effectively increase migrants' average education even if one allows for endogenous schooling decisions and education policies at origin. Still, more selective immigration policies reduce social welfare at origin.

Keywords: international migration; selective immigration policies; education policies; social welfare (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F22 J24 H52 O15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2011-01
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