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Handbook of the economics of international migration (volume 1B: the impact and regional studies)

Contributor(s): Chiswick, Barry R [Editor] | Miller, Paul W [Editor].
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy. Publisher: Amsterdam Elsevier 2015Description: xix, 1658.ISBN: 9780444537683.Subject(s): Emigration and immigration | Economic aspects | Emigration and immigration | Government policyDDC classification: 325 Summary: Key Features Covers a range of topics from labor market outcomes and fiscal consequences to the effects of international migration on the level and distribution of income – and everything in between. Encompasses a wide range of topics related to migration and is multidisciplinary in some aspects, which is crucial on the topic of migration Appeals to a large community of scholars interested in this topic and for whom no overviews or summaries exist Description The economic literature on international migration interests policymakers as well as academics throughout the social sciences. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s. This literature appears in the general economics journals, in various field journals in economics (especially, but not exclusively, those covering labor market and human resource issues), in interdisciplinary immigration journals, and in papers by economists published in journals associated with history, sociology, political science, demography, and linguistics, among others. Readership Graduate students and professors worldwide working in all subdisciplines of economics and finance as well as those working in population studies, demography, governmental policy, sociology, and related fields. http://store.elsevier.com/Handbook-of-the-Economics-of-International-Migration/isbn-9780444537683/
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Table of contents

Introduction to the Series
Dedication
Reviewers
Preface
Introduction
In memoriam
Part IV. The Impact of Immigration
Chapter 15: Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 The Impact of Immigration on the Distribution of Income: Conceptual Issues
3 Evidence on the Compositional Effects of Immigration on Income Distribution
4 The Impact of Immigration on the Native Income Distribution: Theory
5 Empirical Issues in Estimating the Impact of Immigration on the Income Distribution
6 Evidence on the Impact of Immigration on Relative Wages
7 Additional Evidence on Foreign Migration: Emigration
8 Beyond Wage Effects: Immigration, Child Care, Native Women's Labor Supply, and the Family Income Distribution
9 Immigration and the World Income Distribution
10 Summary and Conclusions
Acknowledgments
Chapter 16: The Fiscal Impact of Immigrants: Taxes and Benefits
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 The Political Setting
3 Estimating the Fiscal Impact of Immigration
4 What Determines the Fiscal Impact of Immigration?
5 The Existing Literature on the Fiscal Impact of Immigration
6 The Fiscal Impact of Emigration
7 What is Missing from the Current Analysis?
8 Summary
Chapter 17: Immigration and Entrepreneurship
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 The Contribution of Immigrant Entrepreneurs to the Economy
3 Immigrant Business Ownership
4 Immigrant Business Performance
5 Crowd-Out, Spillovers, and Diversity
6 Conclusions and Areas for Future Research
Appendix A Data Sources on Immigrant Entrepreneurship
Appendix B Utility Model Representation of Self-Employment Decision
Appendix C Decomposition Methodology
Chapter 18: Migration, International Trade, and Capital Formation: Cause or Effect?
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 A Brief Tour Through History and Issues
3 A Factor Proportions View on Migration and Trade
4 Migration and the Formation of Physical Capital
5 High-Skilled Migration and Productivity Growth
6 Migration in the Gravity Equation of Trade
7 Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Appendix Solution of the Model in Section 5.1.2
Chapter 19: The Impact of International Migration on Economic Growth in the Global Economy
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 Economic Growth and Population Growth across the World
3 Migration in Neoclassical Growth Models
4 Migration, Geography, and Endogenous Growth
5 The Impact of Migrant Heterogeneity on Growth
6 Migrant Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
7 Economic Growth in Countries with Net Emigration
8 Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Chapter 20: Migration and Remittances
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 Determinants of Remittances
3 Estimating Impacts of Remittances
4 Remittances and Macro-Level Studies
5 Policy Discussion
Acknowledgments
Chapter 21: Immigration: What About the Children and Grandchildren?
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 Initial Conceptual and Measurement Issues
3 Basic Demographics
4 Theory and Institutions
5 Education
6 Labor Market Outcomes
7 The Evolution of Cultural and Social Outcomes Across Generations
8 Conclusion and Thoughts on Future Research
Acknowledgments
Part V. Regional Studies
Chapter 22: The Labor Market Integration and Impacts of US Immigrants
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 Immigration Policy and Immigrant Inflows
3 Labor Market Integration of Immigrants
4 The Second and Later Generations
5 Impacts on Native Workers
6 Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Chapter 23: Regional Studies: Latin America and the Caribbean
Abstract
1 Historical Overview of Migration to Latin America and the Caribbean
2 Migration from the Mid-Twentieth Century Onwards
3 Economic Consequences of Migration in Latin America and the Caribbean
4 Overview and Future Prospects
Chapter 24: Immigration in Europe: Trends, Policies, and Empirical Evidence
Abstract
1 Introduction: Defining Features of Immigration in Europe
2 Historical Migration Trends
3 Policies Regulating Migration
4 Immigrants’ Outcomes
5 Economic Consequences of Immigration
6 Conclusions
Acknowledgments
Chapter 25: Immigrants in Israel
Abstract
1 Distinguishing Features of Migration to Israel
2 A Country of Immigrants—the Homeland of Jewish People
3 The Economic Consequences of Jewish Migration
4 Non-Jewish Migration to Israel—Temporary Work Migrants and Asylum Seekers
5 Future Prospects
Cameo 3. The Two-Step Australian Immigration Policy and its Impact on Immigrant Employment Outcomes
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 Background, Data, and Methodology
3 Empirical Analysis
4 The Two-Step Policy and the Shifting Full- and Part-Time Employment Relationships
5 Concluding Remarks
Chapter 26: African Migration
Abstract
1 Introducing the Setting
2 The Migration Policy Framework
3 Determinants and Composition of Migration
4 Remittance Markets and Correlates
5 Economic and Social Consequences of the Migration–Remittance Nexus
6 Towards Summing up: Lessons for Future Migration Prospects
Acknowledgments
Appendix A Notes on Data Sources
Appendix B Alternative Approaches to Estimating a Gravity Model for Africa
Chapter 27: The Economics of Migration in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries
Abstract
1 Introduction
2 Migration to the GCC
3 Remittance Outflows
4 Challenges and Opportunities
5 Conclusion
Index

Key Features

Covers a range of topics from labor market outcomes and fiscal consequences to the effects of international migration on the level and distribution of income – and everything in between.
Encompasses a wide range of topics related to migration and is multidisciplinary in some aspects, which is crucial on the topic of migration
Appeals to a large community of scholars interested in this topic and for whom no overviews or summaries exist

Description

The economic literature on international migration interests policymakers as well as academics throughout the social sciences. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s. This literature appears in the general economics journals, in various field journals in economics (especially, but not exclusively, those covering labor market and human resource issues), in interdisciplinary immigration journals, and in papers by economists published in journals associated with history, sociology, political science, demography, and linguistics, among others.

Readership

Graduate students and professors worldwide working in all subdisciplines of economics and finance as well as those working in population studies, demography, governmental policy, sociology, and related fields.


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