Positive or Negative? Migrant Workers’ Self Selection Revisited

  • Eran Yashiv
  • Published 2009


With an increasing flow of low-skilled workers from developing economies to developed ones, migration is an issue of major interest. The Roy (1951) self-selection model has been suggested to explain migrant identity, a crucial factor in this context. But empirical work in this area has been subject to different and conflicting interpretations (e.g., studies… (More)


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