Migration and the skill composition of the labour force: the impact of trade liberalization in LDCs.

@article{Lopez1998MigrationAT,
  title={Migration and the skill composition of the labour force: the impact of trade liberalization in LDCs.},
  author={Ramon Simon Lopez and Maurice Schiff},
  journal={The Canadian journal of economics. Revue canadienne d'economique},
  year={1998},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={318-36}
}
"The purpose of this paper is to shed some light on the conditions under which trade liberalization in the developing countries is likely to cause an increase or a decrease in out-migration. We also examine the impact of trade liberalization on the skill composition of migration and of the labour force. For this purpose, we explicitly incorporate four additional features in the Heckscher-Ohlin model: heterogeneity of labour skills, international migration, migration costs, and constraints on… CONTINUE READING
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