Michael A. Clemens

Center for Global Development

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Counting Chickens When They Hatch: The Short-Term Effect of Aid on Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Jul 2004
Michael A. Clemens, Steven Radelet and Rikhil R Bhavnani
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Foreign aid, development assistance, oda, growth, impact, effect, determinants, short-run, short-term, panel, development, disaggregate, disaggregation, disaggregated

Counting Chickens When They Hatch: The Short Term Effect of Aid on Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Michael A. Clemens, Steven Radelet and Rikhil R Bhavnani
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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foreign aid, economic growth, international economic development

Counting Chickens When They Hatch: Timing and the Effects of Aid on Growth

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 561, pp. 590-617, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jun 2012
Michael A. Clemens, Steven Radelet, Rikhil R Bhavnani and Samuel Bazzi
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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The Long Walk to School: International Education Goals in Historical Perspective

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 Jul 2004
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Schooling, education, mdg, millennium, goals, completion, enrollment, development, aid, spending, primary, africa, patterns, history, developing, assistance, foreign, poverty, growth

The Long Walk to School: International Education Goals in Historical Perspective

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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international education, international development, education policy

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Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6856
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens and David J. McKenzie
Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Remittances, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Currencies and Exchange Rates

Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens and David J. McKenzie
Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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remittances, growth, migration, measurement

Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 612, pp. F179-F209, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jul 2018
Michael A. Clemens and David J. McKenzie
Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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The Trouble with the Mdgs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 40, World Development, 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
Michael A. Clemens, Charles Kenny and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development, World Bank - Information and Communications Technologies Department (ICT) and Center for Global Development
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Millennium Development Goals, poverty, development

The Trouble with the MDGS: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens, Charles Kenny and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development, World Bank - Information and Communications Technologies Department (ICT) and Center for Global Development
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Millenium Development Goals, foreign aid, international development

The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers Across the US Border

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4671
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens, Claudio E. Montenegro and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Population Policies, Income, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Markets

The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers Across the U.S. Border

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-004, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Michael A. Clemens, Claudio E. Montenegro and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Labor, Immigration, International Economics, Microeconomics, International Affairs, Globalization, International Development

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Skill Flow: A Fundamental Reconsideration of Skilled-Worker Mobility and Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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brain drain, migration, development, labor, education, developing, labor mobility

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Do Visas Kill? Health Effects of African Health Professional Emigration

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 114, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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International migration, low-income country, health professionals, public health, Africa

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A New Database of Health Professional Emigration from Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Michael A. Clemens and Gunilla Pettersson Gelander
Center for Global Development and Birk Consulting
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International migration, health, Africa, HIV, AIDS, doctors, nurses, emigration, brain drain, skilled workers, professional, Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, France, Belgium, South Africa

The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Immigration, migration, migrant, wages, impact, globalization, labor, GDP, productivity

The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9730
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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immigration, migration, migrant, wages, impact, globalization, labor, GDP, productivity

Ghost of 0.7%: Origins and Relevance of the International Aid Target

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 May 2007
Michael A. Clemens and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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International aid, development assistance, aid target

Ghost of 0.7%: Origins and Relevance of the International Aid Target

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Michael A. Clemens and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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foreign aid, development assistance, oda, 0.7, MDG, millennium development goals, poverty, history, aid, politics

Ghost of 0.7%: Origins and Relevance of the International Aid Target

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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foreign aid, international development

Skill Development and Regional Mobility: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Technical College

Development Policy Centre Discussion Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 May 2014
Michael A. Clemens, Colum Graham and Stephen Howes
Center for Global Development, Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre and Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre
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Regional mobility, migration, foreign aid, Pacific, skill mobility

Skill Development and Regional Mobility: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Technical College

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens, Colum Graham and Stephen Howes
Center for Global Development, Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre and Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre
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skill, education, labor, training, human capital, migration, brain drain, Australia, pacific, mobility

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The Millennium Challenge Account: How Much is Too Much, How Long is Long Enough?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens and Steven Radelet
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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Millenium Challenge Account, foreign aid, economic development

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Migration as a Strategy for Household Finance: A Research Agenda on Remittances, Payments, and Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 354, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2457148
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens and Timothy Ogden
Center for Global Development and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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migration, finance, global development

When Does Rigorous Impact Evaluation Make a Difference? The Case of the Millennium Villages

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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aid effectiveness

When Does Rigorous Impact Evaluation Make a Difference? The Case of the Millennium Villages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5477
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Gabriel Demombynes
Center for Global Development and University of California, Berkeley
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Housing & Human Habitats, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Population Policies

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Economics and Emigration: Trillion-Dollar Bills on the Sidewalk?

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 264
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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emigration, goods and capital, effects of emigration

Skilled Emigration and Skill Creation: A Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Nov 2014
Satish Chand and Michael A. Clemens
Australian National University (ANU) - National Centre for Development Studies (NCDS) and Center for Global Development
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migration, human capital, Fiji

Skilled Emigration and Skill Creation: A Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Satish Chand and Michael A. Clemens
Australian National University (ANU) - National Centre for Development Studies (NCDS) and Center for Global Development
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migration, human capital, Fiji

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Blunt Instruments: On Establishing the Causes of Economic Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Michael A. Clemens and Samuel Bazzi
Center for Global Development and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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economic growth, development, causation, identification, instrumental variable, valid instrument, weak instrument, causal effect, endogeneity

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The New Transparency in Development Economics: Lessons from the Millennium Villages Controversy

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Dec 2013
Michael A. Clemens and Gabriel Demombynes
Center for Global Development and World Bank
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Millennium Villages Project, impact evaluation, transparency, open data

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The Biggest Idea in Development That No One Really Tried

THE ANNUAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE WEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF NATIONS, p. 25, Emily Chamlee-Wright, ed., Beloit College, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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international migration, wealth gap, development economics

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Does Development Reduce Migration?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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emigration, mobility, economic growth

Does Development Reduce Migration?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8592
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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emigration, migration, mobility, development, growth, transition, hump, lifecycle, inequality, poverty, aid, demand, pressure

Violence, Development, and Migration Waves: Evidence from Central American Child Migrant Apprehensions

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 459
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Violence, Migration, Refugee, UAC, Unaccompanied Children, Northern Triangle, Central America, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Minors, Survival Migration, Youths, Cartagena Declaration, Global Compact, War, Drug Trade, Smugglers, Traffickers, Trafficking, Cocaine, Cartel, Gang, Mara, Homicide, Mur

Violence, Development and Migration Waves: Evidence from Central American Child Migrant Apprehensions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10928
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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violence, migration, forced, refugee, UAC, unaccompanied children, Northern Triangle, Central America, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, minors, survival migration, youths, Cartagena Declaration, Global Compact, war, drug trade, smugglers, traffickers, trafficking, cocaine, cartel, gang, mara, homicide, murder, mobility, asylum, asylee, war, deaths

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A Labor Mobility Agenda for Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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international development, immigration policy, labor, migration

Where Did British Foreign Capital Go? Fundamentals, Failures and the Lucas Paradox: 1870-1913

NBER Working Paper No. w8028
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2001
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Wealth Bias in the First Global Capital Market Boom, 1870-1913

Economic Journal, Vol. 114, No. 495, pp. 304-337, April 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 May 2004
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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New Data on African Health Professionals Abroad

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Apr 2007
Michael A. Clemens and Gunilla Pettersson Gelander
Center for Global Development and Birk Consulting
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migration, brain drain, Africa, health professionals

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Income per Natural: Measuring Development as if People Mattered More than Places

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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economic development, migration

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'Do Rich Countries Invest Less in Poor Countries Than the Poor Countries Themselves?'

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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foreign investment, developing countries, economic development

The Roots of Global Wage Gaps: Evidence from Randomized Processing of U.S. Visas

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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growth, economic development, wealth of nations, productivity, migration, lottery, information

The Roots of Global Wage Gaps: Evidence from Randomized Processing of U.S. Visas

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Migration, Development

Split Decisions: Family Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2013
Michael A. Clemens and Erwin R. Tiongson
Center for Global Development and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Split Decisions: Family Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6287
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Erwin R. Tiongson
Center for Global Development and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Access to Finance, Population Policies, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Health Monitoring & Evaluation

Split Decisions: Family Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7028
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Michael A. Clemens and Erwin R. Tiongson
Center for Global Development and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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migration, households, remittances, policy discontinuity

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A Tariff-Growth Paradox? Protection's Impact the World Around 1875-1997

NBER Working Paper No. w8459
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 428
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Sep 2016
Michael A. Clemens, Claudio E. Montenegro and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Migration, Labor Mobility, Migrant Selection Theory, Migration Barriers, Policy

Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9789
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Michael A. Clemens, Claudio E. Montenegro and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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migration, growth, impact, GDP, tariff, quota, deadweight, cost, visa, barrier, price, wedge

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10512
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Ethan G. Lewis and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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immigrant, immigration, displacement, visa, labor-market, employment, wage, farm, agriculture, natural experiment, United States, Mexico

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Ethan G. Lewis and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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immigration, bracero, labor policy

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion

NBER Working Paper No. w23125
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Ethan G. Lewis and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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Migration and Development Research Is Moving Far Beyond Remittances

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 365
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens, Caglar Ozden and Hillel Rapoport
Center for Global Development, World Bank - Research Department and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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migration, development, poverty, mobility, brain drain, skill, education, remittances, labor, overseas

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The Effect of Occupational Visas on Native Employment: Evidence from Labor Supply to Farm Jobs in the Great Recession

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10492
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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immigrant, immigration, displacement, visa, labor-market, employment, wage, farm, agriculture, natural experiment, United States, Mexico

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The New Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

HKS Working Paper No. 16-054
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Immigration, Migration, Migrant, Wages, Impact, Globalization, Labor, GDP, Productivity

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The Effect of Foreign Labor on Native Employment: A Job-Specific Approach and Application to North Carolina Farms

Center for Global Development, Working Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2013
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Why Did the Tariff-Growth Correlation Reverse after 1950?

NBER Working Paper No. w9181
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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The New Role of the World Bank

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Michael Kremer
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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World Bank, extreme poverty, multilateralism, evaluation

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Closed Jaguar, Open Dragon: Comparing Tariffs in Latin America and Asia Before World War Ii

NBER Working Paper No. w9401
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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'World Bank Capital Neither Complements Nor Substitutes for Private Capital'

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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economic development, World Bank, multilateral development banks

The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

NBER Working Paper No. w23433
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 May 2017
Michael A. Clemens and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers University
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The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10806
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Michael A. Clemens and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers University
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immigration, wages, unemployment, refugee, asylum, crisis, violence, conflict, labor, integration, mariel boatlift, Miami, Israel, France, Algeria

The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 455
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Michael A. Clemens and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers University
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The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12050
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 May 2017
Michael A. Clemens and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers University
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Immigration, instrumental variables, Refugees

The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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replication studies

The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9000
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 May 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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replication, robustness, transparency, open data, ethics, reproducible, replicate, misconduct, fraud, error, code, registry

The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 326-342, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jan 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Ethics, Open data, Replication, Robustness, Transparency

Losing Our Minds? New Research Directions on Skilled Migration and Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Emigration, Lump of Learning model, Migration

Losing Our Minds? New Research Directions on Skilled Migration and Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9218
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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brain drain, skill flow, development, migration, human capital, education

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A Case Against Taxes and Quotas on High-Skill Emigration

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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brain drain, migration, immigration, emigration, mobility, labor, skill, education, human capital

Testing for Repugnance in Economic Transactions: Evidence from Guest Work in the Gulf

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Testing for Repugnance in Economic Transactions: Evidence from Guest Work in the Gulf

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11061
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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migration, guestwork, temporary, Gulf, Dubai, UAE, rights, abuse, exploitation, migrant, immigrant, labor, mobility, scheme, visa, construction, seasonal, repugnant, externality, regret, behavioral

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Temporary Work Visas as Us-Haiti Development Cooperation: A Preliminary Impact Evaluation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10548
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Michael A. Clemens and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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development, policy, aid, assistance, migration, mobility, poverty, guest work, agriculture, farm

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Measuring the Spatial Misallocation of Labor: The Returns to India-Gulf Guest Work in a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12095
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 May 2019
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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income, human capital, migration, labor, mobility, guest work, India, gulf, construction, worker, selection, migrant, temporary, visa, wage, education, crisis, low-skill, unskilled, credit, exploited, naive, regret, slavery, trafficking, debt, coerced, cheated

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Satish Chand and Michael A. Clemens
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Center for Global Development
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brain drain, migration, immigration, emigration, skill, student, tertiary, postsecondary, college, university, training, human capital, education, Jewish, Asian, ethnic, discrimination, schooling, selection, commonwealth, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Pacific, brain gain, natural experiment, Fiji

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Why Do Programmers Earn More in Houston than Hyderabad? Evidence from Randomized Processing of US Visas

American Economic Review, Vol. 103, No. 3, 2013
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Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development

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Who Protected and Why? Tariffs the World Around 1870-1938

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2010
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University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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