Carlos Vargas-Silva

University of Oxford

Research Director and Associate Professor

58 Banbury Road

Oxford , Oxfordshire OX2 6QS

United Kingdom

http://www.carlosvargassilva.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

32

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6,113

SSRN CITATIONS

94

CROSSREF CITATIONS

93

Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The Economics of Forced Migration

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 973 (45,674)
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forced migration, economic impacts

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To Send, or Not to Send: That is the Question - A Review of the Literature on Workers' Remittances

Journal of Business Strategies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2009
Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 734 (67,015)
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remittances, transfers, altruism

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Remittances in Asia: Implications for the Fight Against Poverty and the Pursuit of Economic Growth

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 182
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Carlos Vargas-Silva, Shikha Jha and Guntur Sugiyarto
University of Oxford, Asian Development Bank and Asian Development Bank
Downloads 456 (121,156)
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Remittances, Economic Growth, Poverty, Asia

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Differences in Labour Market Outcomes between Natives, Refugees and Other Migrants in the UK

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 383 (148,132)
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UK, Refugees, Labour Markets

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Monetary Policy and the U.S. Housing Market: A VAR Analysis Imposing Sign Restrictions

Journal of Macroeconomics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Apr 2008
Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford
Downloads 373 (152,582)
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Monetary policy, Housing, VAR

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The Tale of Three Amigos: Remittances, Exchange Rates and Money Demand in Mexico

Review of Development Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2007
Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford
Downloads 306 (188,753)
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Remittances, Exchange Rates, Money Demand

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Citation 7

The Effects of Immigration on NHS Waiting Times

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9351
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation and University of Oxford
Downloads 139 (391,790)
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immigration, waiting times, NHS, access to health care, welfare

The Effects of Immigration on NHS Waiting Times

XREAP2017-13
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 Dec 2017
Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation and University of Oxford
Downloads 113 (460,415)
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immigration, waiting times, NHS, access to health care, welfare

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The Fiscal Impact of Immigrants: Taxes and Benefits

The Handbook on the Economics of International Migration, edited by Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller, Elsevier, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford
Downloads 238 (243,473)

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fiscal, immigration, taxes, benefits, welfare

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Introduction to the World of Exchange Rates

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Apr 2009
Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford
Downloads 199 (287,848)

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Are Remittances Manna from Heaven? A Look at the Business Cycle Properties of Remittances

North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford
Downloads 163 (343,463)

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Remittances, Business Cycles, Foreign Direct Investment

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Are Refugees’ Labour Market Outcomes Different from Those of Other Migrants? Evidence from the United Kingdom in the 2005-2007 Period

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 162 (345,371)
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refugees, migration, labour markets, integration

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The Impact of Refugee Experiences on Education: Evidence from Burundi

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Sonja Fransen, Melissa Siegel and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University - Graduate School of Governance and University of Oxford
Downloads 159 (350,784)

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refugees, education, Africa

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Remitters in Dubai

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Aug 2010
George Naufal and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Texas A&M University and University of Oxford
Downloads 157 (354,601)
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Dubai, Migration, Remittances

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Another Consequence of the Economic Crisis: A Decrease in Migrants’ Remittances

Applied Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2009
Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 157 (354,601)

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migration, remittances, financial crisis

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Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC: Summary Report

CIRS Summary Report No. 12
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2016
Georgetown University, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research, Georgetown University, Carnegie Mellon University - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), James Madison University, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Gulf Research Center, Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), Qatar University, Texas A&M University, American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, University of Oxford and Arab Open University, Kuwait
Downloads 150 (368,069)
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Migration, Arab Migrants in the Gulf, Qatar, Gulf Cooperation Council, Transnational Migrants, Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Yemen,

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The Labor Market Consequences of Hosting Refugees

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 147 (374,278)
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forced migration, refugees, labor markets, Tanzania

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Remittances, Institutions and Growth: A Semiparametric Study

International Economic Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, March 2009, 111-119.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
Isabel Ruiz, Elias Shukralla and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College, Siena College and University of Oxford
Downloads 137 (395,518)

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Migration, Remittances, Economic Growth

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Reason for Immigration and Immigrants' Health

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Osea Giuntella, Zovanga Kone, Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 125 (424,603)
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Immigration, Health, Labour Markets, UK

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Crime and Remittance Transfers

Eastern Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford
Downloads 125 (424,603)
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Colombia, crime, migration, remittances

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Return Migration and Economic Outcomes in the Conflict Context

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
Sonja Fransen, Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford
Downloads 124 (427,241)
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Return Migration, refugees, labor markets

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Migrant Transfers in the MENA Region: A Two Way Street in Which Traffic is Changing

Migration Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Sep 2010
George Naufal and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Texas A&M University and University of Oxford
Downloads 124 (427,241)

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Migration, Remittances, Crisis, MENA, GCC

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Changing Fertility Preferences One Migrant at a Time: The Impact of Remittances on the Fertility Rate

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4066
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
George Naufal and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Texas A&M University and University of Oxford
Downloads 122 (432,520)

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remittances, fertility rate, panel data, Latin America, Africa, Asia

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The Global Crisis and the Impact on Remittances to Developing Asia

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 185
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Shikha Jha, Guntur Sugiyarto and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank and University of Oxford
Downloads 80 (574,993)
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Global Crisis, Remittances, Asia

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Remittances and Relative Prices

Review of Development Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Hiranya K. Nath and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Sam Houston State University - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and International Business and University of Oxford
Downloads 64 (649,185)

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Remittances, Relative Prices

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Hispanic Economic Outlook, Quarter 1

Hispanic Economic Outlook, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Aug 2009
University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oxford
Downloads 57 (686,786)

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Hispanics, Labor Market, Remittances, Housing, Recession

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Hispanic Economic Outlook, Quarter 2

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Aug 2009
Marie T. Mora, Isabel Ruiz, Carlos Vargas-Silva and Alberto Davila
University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford and University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 48 (741,402)

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Hispanics, Labor Market, Remittances, Migration, Recession

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Immigration and the Reallocation of Work Health Risks

XREAP2017-12
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Dec 2017
Osea Giuntella, Fabrizio Mazzonna, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Pittsburgh, Insitute of Economics (IdEP), Università della Svizzera Italiana, University of Oxford - Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation and University of Oxford
Downloads 42 (782,319)
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immigration, labor-market, physical burden, work-related injuries, health

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Immigration and the Reallocation of Work Health Risks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10304
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
Osea Giuntella, Fabrizio Mazzonna, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford, Insitute of Economics (IdEP), Università della Svizzera Italiana, University of Oxford - Centre for Health Service Economics and Organisation and University of Oxford
Downloads 34 (843,533)
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physical burden, labor-market, immigration, work-related injuries, health

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Hispanic Economic Outlook, Quarter II, 2009

The Quarterly Report of the Hispanic Economic Outlook Committee, Quarter II, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Oct 2012
Marie T. Mora, Isabel Ruiz, Carlos Vargas-Silva and Alberto Davila
University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford and University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 22 (952,337)

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Hispanic employment, migration, remittances, self employment

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Macroeconomic Determinants of Workers’ Remittances: Host vs. Home Country's Economic Condition

Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Carlos Vargas-Silva and Peng Huang
University of Oxford and Arkansas Tech University

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remittance, migration, international flows, error correction models

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Monetary Policy and International Remittances

Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 43, No. 2, Spring 2010
Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
University of Oxford - Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford

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remittances; capital inflows; monetary policy

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Remittances, Migration, International Flows, Error Correction Models