A Global View of Cross-Border Migration

  title={A Global View of Cross-Border Migration},
  author={Julian di Giovanni and Andrei A. Levchenko and Francesc Ortega},
  journal={SRPN: International Affairs Issues (Topic)},
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 to aggregate and firm-level data on 60 developed and developing countries. Our framework accounts jointly for origin and destination characteristics, as well as the inherently multi-country nature of both migration and other forms of integration, such as international trade and remittance flows. In the… 

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