Martin Kahanec

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

Central European University

DPP

Nador utca 9

Budapest, H-1051

Hungary

Central European Labour Studies Institute

Zvolenská 29

Bratislava, 82109

Slovakia

http://www.celsi.sk

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Citation 1

High-Skilled Immigration Policy in Europe

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1096
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Feb 2011
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 455 (49,185)
Citation 1

Abstract:

High-skilled migration, mobility, immigration policy, Europe, European Union

High-Skilled Immigration Policy in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5399
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 124 (187,442)
Citation 1

Abstract:

high-skilled migration, mobility, immigration policy, Europe, European Union

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Lessons from Migration after EU Enlargement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4230
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Harvard University
Downloads 279 (83,438)
Citation 7

Abstract:

migration, effects of migration, EU Eastern enlargement, free movement of workers

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Citation 4

Migration in an Enlarged EU: A Challenging Solution?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3913
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 130 (180,626)
Citation 4

Abstract:

migration, migration effects, EU Eastern enlargement, free movement of workers

Migration in an Enlarged EU: A Challenging Solution?

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 849
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 53 (318,585)
Citation 4

Abstract:

migration, migration effects, EU Eastern enlargement, free movement of workers

Migration in an Enlarged EU: A Challenging Solution?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7200
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 4 (541,407)
Citation 4

Abstract:

EU Eastern enlargement, free movement of workers, migration, migration effects

Social Interaction and the Minority-Majority Earnings Inequality: Why Being a Minority Hurts But Being a Big Minority Hurts More

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2004-41
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Jul 2004
Martin Kahanec
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 69 (277,832)
Citation 3

Abstract:

human capital, income inequality, labor market, minority, network effects, social interaction

Social Interaction and the Minority-Majority Earnings Inequality: Why Being a Minority Hurts But Being a Big Minority Hurts More

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2004-41
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Martin Kahanec
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 59 (302,028)
Citation 3

Abstract:

human capital, income inequality, labor market, minority, network effects, social interaction

Migration and Globalization: Challenges and Perspectives for the Research Infrastructure

RatSWD Working Paper No. 51
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Aug 2009
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 63 (291,985)
Citation 2

Abstract:

migration, immigrants, data collection, data access, data infrastructure

Migration and Globalization: Challenges and Perspectives for the Research Infrastructure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3890
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 58 (304,657)
Citation 2

Abstract:

migration, immigrants, data collection, data access, data infrastructure

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Downloads 101 (217,077)
Citation 2

Ethnic Minorities in the European Union: An Overview

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1090
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Harvard University
Downloads 86 (243,208)
Citation 2

Abstract:

ethnicity, ethnic minority, migration, unemployment, labor force participation, labor market

Ethnic Minorities in the European Union: An Overview

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5397
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Harvard University
Downloads 15 (481,999)
Citation 2

Abstract:

labor force participation, unemployment, migration, ethnic minority, ethnicity, labor market

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Pulls of International Student Mobility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6233
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Martin Kahanec and Renáta Králiková
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 97 (153,249)

Abstract:

higher education, education policy, migration, migration policy, student mobility

Migration, the Quality of the Labour Force and Economic Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3560
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 63 (291,985)
Citation 6

Abstract:

inequality, income distribution, human capital, skill allocation, migration, ethnicity, minority, Gini-coefficient

Migration, the Quality of the Labour Force and Economic Inequality

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 781
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 26 (419,765)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Inequality, income distribution, human capital, skill allocation, migration, ethnicity, minority, Gini-coefficient

Migration, the Quality of the Labour Force and Economic Inequality

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6899
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Aug 2008
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 5 (536,506)
Citation 6

Abstract:

ethnicity, Gini-coefficient, human capital, income distribution, Inequality, migration, minority, skill allocation

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International Migration, Ethnicity and Economic Inequality

IZA Working Paper No. 3450
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 May 2008
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 94 (202,946)
Citation 6

Abstract:

ethnosizing, inequality, income distribution, migration, ethnicity, minority, assimilation, integration, Gini-coefficient

Unemployment Benefits and Immigration: Evidence from the EU

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6075
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
Department of Economics, Masaryk University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 87 (241,372)
Citation 3

Abstract:

immigration, unemployment benefit spending, welfare magnets, European Union

Unemployment Benefits and Immigration: Evidence from the EU

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8672
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Department of Economics, Masaryk University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 3 (546,751)
Citation 3

Abstract:

European Union, immigration, unemployment benefit spending, welfare magnets

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Ethnic Specialization and Earnings Inequality: Why Being a Minority Hurts but Being a Big Minority Hurts More

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2050
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Martin Kahanec
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 88 (224,748)
Citation 3

Abstract:

human capital, earnings inequality, labor market, minority, network

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Citation 4

The Russian-Ukrainian Political Divide

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2530
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jan 2007
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 75 (264,617)
Citation 4

Abstract:

transformation, voting preferences, Ukraine, ethnicity, Orange Revolution

The Russian-Ukrainian Political Divide

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6085
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 May 2008
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 3 (546,751)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Ethnicity, Orange Revolution, transformation, Ukraine, voting preferences

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Political Economy of Immigration in Germany: Attitudes and Citizenship Aspirations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3140
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2007
Martin Kahanec and Mehmet Serkan Tosun
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Nevada, Reno - Department of Economics
Downloads 69 (262,082)
Citation 2

Abstract:

immigration, attitudes, citizenship, voting

Attitudes Towards Immigrants, Other Integration Barriers, and Their Veracity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3650
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 47 (336,915)
Citation 3

Abstract:

attitudes, opinions, immigrants, ethnic minorities, labor market

Attitudes Towards Immigrants, Other Integration Barriers, and Their Veracity

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 812
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Jun 2009
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 21 (447,454)
Citation 3

Abstract:

attitudes, opinions, immigrants, ethnic minorities, labor market

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Labor Mobility in an Enlarged European Union

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6485
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
Martin Kahanec
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 60 (283,732)

Abstract:

EU labor markets, migration, EU enlargement, labor mobility, free movement of workers, transitional arrangements, new member states, European Union

16.

Two Faces of the ICT Revolution: Desegregation and Minority-Majority Earnings Inequality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1872
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Martin Kahanec
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 57 (293,076)

Abstract:

segregation, earnings inequality, minority, social interaction, ICT revolution, migration

17.

Pitfalls of Immigrant Inclusion into the European Welfare State

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6260
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University
Downloads 56 (290,727)

Abstract:

ethnic minorities, migration, labor market integration, economic crisis, enlarged European Union, welfare state

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Rethinking the Attractiveness of EU Labour Immigration Policies: Comparative Perspectives on the EU, the US, Canada and Beyond

CEPS Paperbacks, 2014
Number of pages: 160 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Centre for European Policy Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen - Faculty of Law, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), University of Oxford - Oxford University Department for Continuing Education, Independent, University of Leicester, European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Bristol, Independent, Brooklyn Law School, Radboud University Nijmegen - Faculty of Law, Law School, University of Essex, Independent and Independent
Downloads 55 (223,135)

Abstract:

EU, immigration, immigration policy, labour migration policies, EU labour migration policies

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Citation 5

The Russian-Ukrainian Earnings Divide

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2330
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Oct 2006
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 39 (363,940)
Citation 5

Abstract:

ethnicity, earnings differences, discrimination, transitional labor markets, ethnic premium

The Russian-Ukrainian Earnings Divide

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5904
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Dec 2006
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 14 (487,883)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Ethnicity, earnings differences, discrimination, transitional labour markets, ethnic premium

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The Free Movement of Workers in an Enlarged European Union: Institutional Underpinnings of Economic Adjustment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8456
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI) and Harvard University
Downloads 47 (279,169)

Abstract:

natural experiment, Great Recession, determinants of migration, transitional arrangements, free movement of workers, EU eastern enlargement, difference-in-differences, migration policy

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The Substitutability of Labor of Selected Ethnic Groups in the US Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1945
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Martin Kahanec
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 42 (334,133)
Citation 1

Abstract:

substitutability, elasticity of substitution, ethnic group, labor market

Ethnicity, Job Search and Labor Market Reintegration of the Unemployed

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 963
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 22 (441,744)
Citation 3

Abstract:

migration, ethnicity, ethnic identity, ethnosizer, unemployment, job search, reservation wages

Ethnicity, Job Search and Labor Market Reintegration of the Unemployed

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4660
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Dec 2009
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 14 (487,883)
Citation 3

Abstract:

migration, ethnicity, ethnic identity, ethnosizer, unemployment, job search, reservation Wages

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Labor Market Outcomes of Immigrants and Non-Citizens in the EU: An East-West Comparison

IZA Working Paper No. 3420
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 May 2008
Martin Kahanec and Anzelika Zaiceva
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Downloads 35 (356,570)
Citation 7

Abstract:

immigrant, citizenship, earnings, employment, labor market, Eastern Europe

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Did Post-Enlargement Labor Mobility Help the EU to Adjust During the Great Recession? The Case of Slovakia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8249
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2014
Martin Kahanec and Lucia Mytna Kurekova
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Slovak Governance Institute
Downloads 32 (334,133)

Abstract:

adjustment, EU enlargement, labor market, migration, Slovakia

25.

Social Determinants of Labor Market Status of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3146
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Martin Kahanec and Mariapia Mendola
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Quantitative Methods and Business Strategies (DEMS)
Downloads 30 (370,568)
Citation 3

Abstract:

labor market, self-employment, ethnic minorities, social ties

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A Policy Agenda for Diversity and Minority Integration

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1091
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
Martin Kahanec and Klaus F. Zimmermann
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 29 (366,996)

Abstract:

immigrants, ethnic minority, integration, diversity, labor market, diversity management, integration policy

27.

Ethnic Competition and Specialization

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3167
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Nov 2007
Martin Kahanec
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 28 (385,973)
Citation 4

Abstract:

human capital, ethnic group, labor market, ethnic specialization, spillover effects

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Social Determinants of Labour Market Status of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Martin Kahanec and Mariapia Mendola
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Quantitative Methods and Business Strategies (DEMS)
Downloads 27 (363,464)
Citation 3

Abstract:

labour market, self employment, ethnic minorities, social ties, ethnic networks

An Expert Stakeholder's View on European Integration Challenges

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1095
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 15 (481,999)

Abstract:

Attitudes, opinions, immigrants, ethnic minorities, labor market

An Expert Stakeholder's View on European Integration Challenges

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5398
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 8 (521,261)

Abstract:

ethnic minorities, immigrants, opinions, attitudes, labor market

An Expert Stakeholder's View on European Integration Challenges

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8213
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 3 (546,751)

Abstract:

attitudes, ethnic minorities, immigrants, labor market, opinions

30.

What Explains Immigrant-Native Gaps in European Labor Markets: The Role of Institutions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8847
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Martin Guzi, Martin Kahanec and Lucia Mytna Kurekova
Masaryk University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Slovak Governance Institute
Downloads 19 (331,180)

Abstract:

labor market, discrimination, integration policy, immigrant integration, Varieties of Capitalism

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Intergenerational Transfer of Human Capital Under Post-War Distress: The Displaced and the Roma in the Former Yugoslavia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5108
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Martin Kahanec and Mutlu Yuksel
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Dalhousie University
Downloads 17 (417,763)
Citation 1

Abstract:

vulnerability, labor market, education, Roma, refugees, internally displaced people, discrimination, integration

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The Working Hours of Immigrants in Germany: Temporary Versus Permanent

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4735
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Martin Kahanec and Michael P. Shields
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Central Michigan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (448,519)

Abstract:

migration, temporary migrants, labor supply, Germany

33.

Mobility in an Enlarging European Union: Projections of Potential Flows from EU's Eastern Neighbors and Croatia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7634
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Michael Fertig and Martin Kahanec
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 11 (427,884)

Abstract:

migration, free movement of workers, European Union, Eastern Partnership, EU enlargement, migration potential, out-of-sample forecasting

34.

How Immigration Grease is Affected by Economic, Institutional and Policy Contexts: Evidence from EU Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9108
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Martin Guzi, Martin Kahanec and Lucia Mytna Kurekova
Masaryk University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Slovak Governance Institute
Downloads 1 (417,763)

Abstract:

labor supply, skill matching, migration, labor shortage, welfare state, institutions, policy

35.

The Russian–Ukrainian Earnings Divide

Economics of Transition, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 1-35, 2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Dec 2011
Princeton University, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 1 (536,249)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Ethnicity, earnings differences, discrimination, transitional labour markets, ethnic premium

36.

How Immigrants Helped EU Labor Markets to Adjust During the Great Recession

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10443
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Martin Kahanec and Martin Guzi
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Masaryk University
Downloads 0 (479,318)

Abstract:

immigrant worker, labor supply, skilled migration, labor shortage, wage regression, Great Recession

37.

The Economic Impact of East‐West Migration on the European Union

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10381
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Martin Kahanec and Mariola Pytliková
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI)
Downloads 0 (479,318)

Abstract:

EU enlargement, free mobility of workers, migration impacts, European Single Market, east‐west migration, Eastern Partnership