Does Immigration Boost Per Capita Income?


Using a cross-section of countries, we adapt Frankel and Romer’s (1999) IV strategy to international labor mobility. Controlling for institutional quality, trade, and financial openness, we establish a robust and non-negative causal effect of immigration on real percapita income.

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@inproceedings{Income2008DoesIB, title={Does Immigration Boost Per Capita Income?}, author={Per Capita Income and Gabriel Felbermayr and Sanne Hiller and Davide Sala}, year={2008} }