Selective Immigration Policies, Migrants' Education and Welfare at Origin

12 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2011

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Simone Bertoli

University of Auvergne; CERDI

Herbert Brücker

German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin); IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Date Written: January 2011

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Bertoli, Simone and Brücker, Herbert, Selective Immigration Policies, Migrants' Education and Welfare at Origin (January 2011). CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8196, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1749817

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