Emigration and Wages: The EU Enlargement Experiment

@article{Elsner2011EmigrationAW,
  title={Emigration and Wages: The EU Enlargement Experiment},
  author={B. Elsner},
  journal={Labor: Supply & Demand eJournal},
  year={2011}
}
  • B. Elsner
  • Published 2011
  • Economics, Sociology
  • Labor: Supply & Demand eJournal
  • The enlargement of the European Union provides a unique opportunity to study the impact of the lifting of migration restrictions on the migrant sending countries. With EU enlargement in 2004, 1.2 million workers from Eastern Europe emigrated to the UK and Ireland. I use this emigration wave to show that emigration significantly changed the wage distribution in the sending country, in particular between young and old workers. Using a novel dataset from Lithuania, the UK and Ireland for the… CONTINUE READING
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