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Handbook of the Economics of International Migration, v1B

Book Description

Detailed surveys examine leading subjects in international migration, including empirical, theoretical, and region-oriented subjects.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Introduction to the Series
  5. Copyright
  6. Dedication
  7. Reviewers
  8. Preface
  9. Introduction
  10. In memoriam
  11. Part IV. The Impact of Immigration
    1. Chapter 15: Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 The Impact of Immigration on the Distribution of Income: Conceptual Issues
      4. 3 Evidence on the Compositional Effects of Immigration on Income Distribution
      5. 4 The Impact of Immigration on the Native Income Distribution: Theory
      6. 5 Empirical Issues in Estimating the Impact of Immigration on the Income Distribution
      7. 6 Evidence on the Impact of Immigration on Relative Wages
      8. 7 Additional Evidence on Foreign Migration: Emigration
      9. 8 Beyond Wage Effects: Immigration, Child Care, Native Women's Labor Supply, and the Family Income Distribution
      10. 9 Immigration and the World Income Distribution
      11. 10 Summary and Conclusions
      12. Acknowledgments
    2. Chapter 16: The Fiscal Impact of Immigrants: Taxes and Benefits
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 The Political Setting
      4. 3 Estimating the Fiscal Impact of Immigration
      5. 4 What Determines the Fiscal Impact of Immigration?
      6. 5 The Existing Literature on the Fiscal Impact of Immigration
      7. 6 The Fiscal Impact of Emigration
      8. 7 What is Missing from the Current Analysis?
      9. 8 Summary
    3. Chapter 17: Immigration and Entrepreneurship
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 The Contribution of Immigrant Entrepreneurs to the Economy
      4. 3 Immigrant Business Ownership
      5. 4 Immigrant Business Performance
      6. 5 Crowd-Out, Spillovers, and Diversity
      7. 6 Conclusions and Areas for Future Research
      8. Appendix A Data Sources on Immigrant Entrepreneurship
      9. Appendix B Utility Model Representation of Self-Employment Decision
      10. Appendix C Decomposition Methodology
    4. Chapter 18: Migration, International Trade, and Capital Formation: Cause or Effect?
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 A Brief Tour Through History and Issues
      4. 3 A Factor Proportions View on Migration and Trade
      5. 4 Migration and the Formation of Physical Capital
      6. 5 High-Skilled Migration and Productivity Growth
      7. 6 Migration in the Gravity Equation of Trade
      8. 7 Conclusion
      9. Acknowledgments
      10. Appendix Solution of the Model in Section 5.1.2
    5. Chapter 19: The Impact of International Migration on Economic Growth in the Global Economy
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 Economic Growth and Population Growth across the World
      4. 3 Migration in Neoclassical Growth Models
      5. 4 Migration, Geography, and Endogenous Growth
      6. 5 The Impact of Migrant Heterogeneity on Growth
      7. 6 Migrant Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
      8. 7 Economic Growth in Countries with Net Emigration
      9. 8 Conclusion
      10. Acknowledgments
    6. Chapter 20: Migration and Remittances
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 Determinants of Remittances
      4. 3 Estimating Impacts of Remittances
      5. 4 Remittances and Macro-Level Studies
      6. 5 Policy Discussion
      7. Acknowledgments
    7. Chapter 21: Immigration: What About the Children and Grandchildren?
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 Initial Conceptual and Measurement Issues
      4. 3 Basic Demographics
      5. 4 Theory and Institutions
      6. 5 Education
      7. 6 Labor Market Outcomes
      8. 7 The Evolution of Cultural and Social Outcomes Across Generations
      9. 8 Conclusion and Thoughts on Future Research
      10. Acknowledgments
  12. Part V. Regional Studies
    1. Chapter 22: The Labor Market Integration and Impacts of US Immigrants
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 Immigration Policy and Immigrant Inflows
      4. 3 Labor Market Integration of Immigrants
      5. 4 The Second and Later Generations
      6. 5 Impacts on Native Workers
      7. 6 Conclusion
      8. Acknowledgments
    2. Chapter 23: Regional Studies: Latin America and the Caribbean
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Historical Overview of Migration to Latin America and the Caribbean
      3. 2 Migration from the Mid-Twentieth Century Onwards
      4. 3 Economic Consequences of Migration in Latin America and the Caribbean
      5. 4 Overview and Future Prospects
    3. Chapter 24: Immigration in Europe: Trends, Policies, and Empirical Evidence
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction: Defining Features of Immigration in Europe
      3. 2 Historical Migration Trends
      4. 3 Policies Regulating Migration
      5. 4 Immigrants’ Outcomes
      6. 5 Economic Consequences of Immigration
      7. 6 Conclusions
      8. Acknowledgments
    4. Chapter 25: Immigrants in Israel
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Distinguishing Features of Migration to Israel
      3. 2 A Country of Immigrants—the Homeland of Jewish People
      4. 3 The Economic Consequences of Jewish Migration
      5. 4 Non-Jewish Migration to Israel—Temporary Work Migrants and Asylum Seekers
      6. 5 Future Prospects
    5. Cameo 3. The Two-Step Australian Immigration Policy and its Impact on Immigrant Employment Outcomes
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 Background, Data, and Methodology
      4. 3 Empirical Analysis
      5. 4 The Two-Step Policy and the Shifting Full- and Part-Time Employment Relationships
      6. 5 Concluding Remarks
    6. Chapter 26: African Migration
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introducing the Setting
      3. 2 The Migration Policy Framework
      4. 3 Determinants and Composition of Migration
      5. 4 Remittance Markets and Correlates
      6. 5 Economic and Social Consequences of the Migration–Remittance Nexus
      7. 6 Towards Summing up: Lessons for Future Migration Prospects
      8. Acknowledgments
      9. Appendix A Notes on Data Sources
      10. Appendix B Alternative Approaches to Estimating a Gravity Model for Africa
    7. Chapter 27: The Economics of Migration in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 Introduction
      3. 2 Migration to the GCC
      4. 3 Remittance Outflows
      5. 4 Challenges and Opportunities
      6. 5 Conclusion
  13. Index