Emigration and wages in source countries: a survey of the empirical literature

@inproceedings{Mishra2014EmigrationAW,
  title={Emigration and wages in source countries: a survey of the empirical literature},
  author={Prachi Mishra},
  year={2014}
}
This chapter summarizes the emerging empirical literature on the effect of emigration on wages in a source country. The evidence can be broadly divided into four categories: (i) case studies, (ii) simulation exercises, (iii) studies using regional variation and finally, (iv) national level studies. Overall, a substantial body of the evidence points towards a strong and positive relationship between emigration and source country wages. Importantly, the effect has been found to be statistically… Expand

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