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245 _aHandbook of the economics of international migration (volume 1A: the immigrants)
260 _bElsevier
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_aAmsterdam
260 _bElsevier
_c2015
_aAmsterdam
300 _axix, 790 p.
440 _aRoutledge Studies in the Modern World Economy
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504 _aTable of contents Introduction to the Series Dedication Reviewers Preface Introduction In memoriam Part I. The Determinants of International Migration Chapter 1: Migration Theory Abstract 1 Overview 2 From Adam Smith to the New Millennium 3 Recent Theoretical Analyses of Why People Migrate 4 Conclusions and Implications for Further Research Chapter 2: Two Centuries of International Migration Abstract 1 Migration and Globalization to 1950 2 International Migration Since 1950 3 International Migration and Policy in the Future Cameo 1. World Migration in Historical Perspective: Four Big Issues 1 Emigration Life Cycles, Industrial Revolutions, and Demographic Transitions 2 Brain Drain, Brain Gain, Skill Premia, and Endogenous Schooling Responses 3 Migration, Remittances, Financial Development, and Convergence 4 Migration Timing, the Ten Percent Rule, and Political Backlash Acknowledgments Part II. The Adjustment of Immigrants Chapter 3: The Adjustment of Immigrants in the Labor Market Abstract 1 Immigrant Labor Market Outcomes—Theoretical and Methodological Considerations 2 Individual Attributes and Motives for Migrating 3 Beyond the Individual—Economic and Social Contexts Affecting Labor Market Outcomes 4 Labor Market Outcomes for Immigrant Women 5 Immigrant Economic Adjustment: Evidence from Countries Other than the United States 6 Summary and Directions for Further Research Acknowledgments Chapter 4: The Human Capital (Schooling) of Immigrants in America Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Schooling of Migrants and the Native-Born 3 The Changing Education Gap of Immigrants 4 The Educational Diversity of Migrants 5 Foreign Students at American Schools 6 Immigrant Education and Generational Assimilation 7 Conclusions Acknowledgments Chapter 5: International Migration and the Economics of Language Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Research Issues and Methodology 3 Choice of Destination 4 Determinants of Language Proficiency 5 Effects of Language on Earnings 6 Summary and Conclusions Acknowledgments Chapter 6: Immigrants and Immigrant Health Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Determinants of the HIE 3 The National Health Interview Survey 4 Measuring Immigrant Health and Assimilation 5 Analyzing Cohort and Assimilation Effects 6 The Healthy Immigrant Effect 7 Conclusions Chapter 7: Immigrants and Demography: Marriage, Divorce, and Fertility Abstract 1 Motivation: Why Study Immigrant Marriage and Fertility? 2 Methodological Challenges to the Study of Immigrant Marriage and Fertility 3 Marriage and Divorce Among Immigrants 4 Fertility 5 Conclusion Cameo 2. Immigrants and Religion 1 Introduction 2 Economics of Religion 3 Immigrant Religiosity 4 Immigrant Churches 5 Religious Observance, Institutions, and Beliefs Chapter 8: Immigrants’ Access to Financial Services and Asset Accumulation Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Conceptual Framework 3 Data, Summary Statistics, and Empirical Specification 4 Characteristics, Immigrant Status, and Financial Market Participation 5 Immigrant Adaptation 6 Potential Explanations 7 Cross-Country Comparisons 8 Summary of Findings and Policy Priorities Chapter 9: From Aliens to Citizens: The Political Incorporation of Immigrants Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Contemporary Policies of Immigrant Political Incorporation 3 Explaining Differences in Incorporation Policies 4 Political Inclusion: Voting and Other Forms of Participation 5 Conclusions Chapter 10: Selective Out-Migration and the Estimation of Immigrants’ Earnings Profiles Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Evidence on Temporary Migration and Selective Out-Migration 3 Estimating Immigrants’ Career Profiles 4 Existent Studies on the Estimation of Earnings Equations when Out-Migration is Nonrandom 5 Conclusions Acknowledgments Part III. Types of Immigrants Chapter 11: High-Skilled Immigration in a Globalized Labor Market Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Demographic, Economic, and Policy Context 3 Theoretical Foundation 4 High-Skilled Immigration Policy in Practice 5 Research on Labor Market Outcomes of Skilled Immigrants 6 Effects of Skilled Immigration for both Sending and Receiving Economics 7 Summary and Conclusions 8 Gaps Acknowledgments Chapter 12: The Refugee/Asylum Seeker Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Who Migrates? Comparing Refugees to Other Migrants 3 Economic Assimilation of Refugees in the Host Country 4 Impacts of Refugees on Sending and Receiving Communities 5 Political Economy Issues 6 Concluding Remarks Acknowledgments Chapter 13: Undocumented Immigration and Human Trafficking Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Theories on Undocumented Migration 3 Enforcement Efficacy and the Political Economy of Undocumented Immigration 4 Costs and Benefits of Undocumented Migration 5 Impacts on Origin Countries 6 Public Policy and Undocumented Immigration 7 Human Trafficking 8 Conclusion Chapter 14: Guest or Temporary Foreign Worker Programs Abstract 1 Summary 2 Introduction 3 Globalization, Differences, and Migration 4 Guest-Worker Programs 5 Regional Migration Systems 6 Migration and Development 7 Conclusions Index
520 _aKey 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-9780444537645/
650 _aEmigration and immigration
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650 _aEconomic aspects
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650 _aEmigration and immigration
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650 _aGovernment policy
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700 _aChiswick, Barry R.
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700 _aMiller, Paul W.
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