Emigration and Democracy


International migration is an important determinant of institutions, not considered so far in the empirical growth literature. Using cross-section and panel analysis for a large sample of developing countries, we find that openness to emigration (as measured by the general emigration rate) has a positive effect on home-country institutional development (as… (More)


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@inproceedings{Docquier2011EmigrationAD, title={Emigration and Democracy}, author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Docquier and Elisabetta Lodigiani and H Scott Rapoport and Maurice Schiff and Maurice Schi and Luca dAgliano and David McKenzie and Anna Maria Mayda and Caglar Ozden and Robbert P Vermeulen}, year={2011} }