Selective Immigration Policies, Migrants' Education and Welfare at Origin
12 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Date Written: January 2011
Destination countries are progressively shifting towards selective immigration policies. These can effectively increase migrants' average education even if one allows for endogenous schooling decisions and education policies at origin. Still, more selective immigration policies reduce social welfare at origin.
Keywords: education policies, international migration, selective immigration policies, social welfare
JEL Classification: F22, H52, J24, O15
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