Migration Dynamics

Stark, Oded and Wang, You Qiang (March 2002) Migration Dynamics. Former Series > Working Paper Series > IHS Economics Series 112


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Abstract: Quite often established migrants offer assistance and support that facilitate the arrival of new migrants. Why would migrants want other migrants to join them - so much so as to be willing to pay for them to come? We suggest a rationale. Our modeling framework is capable of explaining several stylized facts pertaining to transfers by migrants and the structure and dynamics of migration.;

Item Type: IHS Series
Keywords: 'Migration dynamics' 'Migrants' transfers' 'Follow-up migration'
Classification Codes (e.g. JEL): F22, J61
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2014 10:37
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 06:30
ISBN: 1605-7996
URI: https://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/1412

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