Migration and Pension
14 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Date Written: December 1998
Migrants being relatively low earners are net beneficiaries of the welfare state. However this paper uses a dynamic model to show that because of migrants` positive influence on the pension system which is an important pillar of any welfare state migration could be beneficial to all income (high and low) and age (old and young) groups.
Keywords: Low Skilled Migrants, Pay-As-You-Go Pension, Heterogenous Population, Overlapping Generations
JEL Classification: F22, H2, J1
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