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migration improves the allocation of human capital in the EU and contend that the level of permanent‐type labour mobility is … the posting flows more generally. One of the reasons for this is the fact that data on posting are still scarce. This … article aims to fill this gap by exploring unique posting data for Belgium. Based on these data we argue that while the free …
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This paper studies the migration response of the youth from new EU member states to disparate conditions in an enlarged … duration. We find that migration intentions are high among those not married and among males with children, but both categories … are also overrepresented among people with only temporary as opposed to long-term or permanent migration plans. Whereas …
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have with little doubt exceeded any pecuniary and non-pecuniary costs of migration. In conclusion, the freedom of movement …
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value of labor mobility for economic prosperity and its determinants. Labor migration and not welfare migration dominates … the future a much higher level of circular and permanent migration. …
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better information on migration and for wage premiums and discounts to be estimated across sectors and countries. The second … migration policies. Whilst it is possible to share the burdens of ageing and dependency through migration, this will not happen … under present arrangements. Migration cannot continue to be treated differently to trade and finance. A framework needs to …
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quantify three distinct barriers that prevent East Germans from migrating west to obtain a higher wage: migration costs …
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Sorting of high-ability workers is a main source of urban-rural disparities in economic outcomes. Less is known about when such human capital sorting occurs and who it involves. Using data on 15 cohorts of university graduates in Sweden, we demonstrate significant sorting to urban regions on...
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We study the political effects of mass emigration to the United States in the 19th century using data from Sweden. To instrument for total emigration over several decades, we exploit severe local frost shocks that sparked an initial wave of emigration, interacted with within-country travel...
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This study uses a unique natural experiment to test a simple model of international differences in workers’ wages and productivity. Large differences in wages across countries could arise from several sources. These include barriers to trade in outputs, differences in technology, differences...
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Empirical studies on internal labor migration are usually based on observed patterns of net flows into local labor … revolves around average and individual outcomes from migration. Using a sample of 39 000 Swedish regional migrants, this paper … predict their placement within this distribution. We show that returns to migration do matter, especially for the more …
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