Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 April 2019

720 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198788072

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Foundations of Migration Economics

George J. Borjas and Barry R. Chiswick
Edited by Benjamin Elsner

IZA Prize in Labor Economics

  • Comprehensively covers key immigration policy concerns
  • Shows how the methodology regarding labor market research has evolved
  • Emphasizes selectivity of migrants and transferability of skills of immigrants to a new destination
  • Analyses the determinants and consequences of immigrants adjusting to a country with a different language, reflecting on the importance of language in an increasingly high technology, globalized world
  • Shows how research topics and methodology have evolved over four decades
  • Includes a new chapter of concluding thoughts bringing together the author's reflections on their research

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