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The Causes and Effects of International Migrations: Evidence from OECD Countries 1980-2005
This paper contains three important contributions to the literature on international migrations. First, it compiles a new dataset on migration flows (and stocks) and on immigration laws for 14 OECDExpand
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The Effect of Income and Immigration Policies on International Migration
This paper makes two contributions to the literature on the determinants of international migration flows. First, we compile a new dataset on annual bilateral migration flows covering 15 OECDExpand
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Immigration and Housing Booms: Evidence from Spain
We estimate empirically the effect of immigration on house prices and residential construction activity in Spain over the period 1998-2008. This decade is characterized by both a spectacular housingExpand
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Openness and income: The roles of trade and migration
This paper explores the relationship between openness to trade, immigration, and income per person across countries. To address endogeneity concerns we extend the instrumental-variables strategyExpand
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Immigration, Family Responsibilities and the Labor Supply of Skilled Native Women
Abstract We investigate the effect of immigration on the labor supply of skilled women, using data on Spain’s large recent immigration wave. We adopt a spatial correlations approach and instrumentExpand
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A Global View of Cross-Border Migration
This paper evaluates the welfare impact of observed levels of migration and remittances in both origins and destinations, using a quantitative multi-sector model of the global economy calibrated toExpand
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The Causes and Effects of International Labor Mobility: Evidence from OECD Countries 1980-2005
This paper contains three important contributions to the literature on international migrations. First, it compiles a new dataset on migration flows and stocks and on immigration laws for 14 OECDExpand
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Labor-Market Exposure as a Determinant of Attitudes Toward Immigration
This paper re-examines the role of labor-market competition as a determinant of attitudes toward immigration. We claim two main contributions. First, we use more sophisticated measures of the degreeExpand
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The Role of Income and Immigration Policies in Attracting International Migrants
This paper makes two contributions to the literature on the determinants of international migration flows. First, we compile a new dataset on annual bilateral migration flows covering 15 OECDExpand
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How do Very Open Economies Absorb Large Immigration Flows? Recent Evidence from Spanish Regions
In recent years, Spain has received unprecedented immigration flows. Between 2001 and 2006 the fraction of the population born abroad more than doubled, increasing from 4.8% to 10.8%. For SpanishExpand
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