The Effect of Emigration from Poland on Polish Wages

@article{Dustmann2012TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Emigration from Poland on Polish Wages},
  author={Christian Dustmann and Tommaso Frattini and Annalisa Rosso},
  journal={Macroeconomics: Aggregative Models eJournal},
  year={2012}
}
In this paper, we analyse the effect of emigration from Poland on Polish wages. Focusing on the 1998–2007 period for Poland, we use a unique dataset that contains information about household members who are currently living abroad, which allows us to develop region-specific emigration rates and to estimate the effect of emigration on wages using within-region variation. Our findings show that emigration led to a slight increase in wages for high- and medium-skilled workers, which are the two… Expand
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